Is This Racist?

Let's Play "Is It Racist?"

This is a Volkswagen Super Bowl ad. (I just realized you spell Volkswagen with an "e" not an "o" cray)

So, is that commercial racist? Meh.

This guy says yes. “It’s pretty horrific,” says Ricki Fairley-Brown, president of the multicultural marketing agency Dove Marketing. “Why do they have a white guy from Minnesota faking a Jamaican accent?” (Cause it's funny, Island time bro)

This lady agreed. “It made me uncomfortable to see all of those white people in an office setting doing this,” Barbara Lippert  says. “I found it offensive.” By the way Barbara Lippert's job header says "Pop Culture Guru." I missed that table on career day.

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http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2013/01/29/volkswagen-super-bowl-commercial-racism/1874213/

Posted on February 1, 2013 .