Friday, April 14, 2006

Offensive Easter Cards Pulled from Target

Who's Sorry Now?
Why the rush of Asian icon misuse...first Adidas Think Yellow and now Target and these cards? "The first thing that stands out is the rabbit with buck teeth, slanted eyes and a Chinese outfit," said Joni Low.

You'd think this stuff wouldn't happen anymore in this overly PC world. Trouble is, alot of the PC stuff is totally punitive, rather than courteous and polite. The most troubling point, however, is that the mixup of 'Chinese' (the picture) and Japanese (the supposed haiku) is so ignorant.