Was Volkswagen's Super Bowl Ad Racist?

Feb 3 2013, 9:54pm CST | by

Was Volkswagen's Super Bowl Ad Racist?
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Volkswagen | Photo Credits: Volkswagen Commercial

One of the most buzzed-about commercials during Sunday's Super Bowl was an ad for Volkswagen in which a white, happy-go-lucky businessman from Minnesota spoke in a stereotypical, exaggerated Jamaican accent.

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Was the ad just a funny joke, or did it actually cross the line into racism? Check it out below and let us know what you think. And, check out a stream of all the Super Bowl ads here.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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