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German Subway Anti-American Ads

Tasmin

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German Firm Defends Subway Restaurant Press Kit
By Nathan Burchfiel
CNSNews.com Correspondent
August 05, 2004

(CNSNews.com) - The German company responsible for a controversial ad campaign for Subway restaurants claims the images used in the campaign are appropriate and do not represent an anti-American bias. Two cartoon images are responsible for the flap - one depicting a giant cheeseburger crashing into twin towers and another depicting a bloated Statue of Liberty holding a hamburger and French fries....
http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewCulture.asp?Page=\Culture\archive\200408\CUL20040805c.html

http://www.billingsgazette.com/inde...dnews/2004/08/03/build/business/45-subway.inc

I won't be patronizing Subway, unless they issue a thunderous public apology from every rooftop. Anti-Americanism in Europe is rampant enough without a restaurant chain tossing gasoline on the fire just to make a buck. :evil:
 

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My jaw is still on the floor.

This is a fine example of public manipulation.
Thank you for the heads up Tasmin - Subway is now offlimits.
 
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