Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Off-topic: Note to Samsung about this vile ad




My Note:

Re: Evolution Ad

In an age where boys have fallen behind in school at alarming rates, where teenage male suicide is an epidemic, and where the proportion of homes without fathers or male role models has reached a catastrophic level, the last thing our children need to see is an ad that reduces adult males to vile caricature and that taps into an ugly stereotype about useless men.

For the sake of a cheap laugh and a crass desire to peddle your product in the marketplace, you have done a grave disservice to our most vulnerable citizens. Samsung needs to school itself about the crisis affecting our sons and do the responsible thing by pulling this ad.

Sent to: samsungpr@edelman.com