Insensitive (to say the least) Groupon Ad

Damn, I really do enjoy getting a good deal, but my options are getting increasingly limited. First Target, now I can’t shop with Groupon either. I found this over at Reapproriate, where Jenn had the following to say,

“This commercial is racially and culturally offensive.

That is all.”

About Ben Hamamoto

Ben Hamamoto is a writer born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He's been published in the Oakland Tribune and has written for New American Media's YO! Youth Outlook and the Nichi Bei Times. He is a research manager for the Health Horizons Program at the Institute for the Future. He also edits Nikkei Heritage, the National Japanese American Historical Society’s official magazine and contributes to Nichi Bei Weekly.

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