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Fast Food Advertisements In Bad Taste

June 23, 2013
By J. Paul Lombardo ( , The Post-Journal

A while back, I was tuned into a Buffalo television channel and a commercial came on advertising a fried chicken take-out franchise. As the video showed the chicken being prepared the audio accompaniment was a take-off of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. The voice used the intro of "I Have a Dream" to state something along the lines of I have a dream of seeing all people of all races, ages, etc. eating this franchise's fried chicken. I found this advertisement to be in extremely poor taste.



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