Political correctness strikes Super bowl ads
The ad featured Timothy Hutton, who talks about how the Tibetan culture is in jeopardy. ”But they still whip up an amazing fish curry, and since 200 of us bought at Groupon.com, we’re each getting $30 worth of Tibetan food for just $15…in Chicago.” In other commercials, Cuba Gooding Jr. saves half on a whale-watching expedition, and Elizabeth Hurley pays half for a bikini wax after talking about deforestation in Brazil.
Viewers were offended that Groupon was exploiting and making light of three serious issues. . . .
Here is Hurley's ad.
Here is Timothy Hutton's ad.