23 Unfortunate Ads That Companies Thought Were A Good Idea

It's hard to believe it's still possible to make an ad that unintentionally demeans a race or a gender or a sexual preference. We say that because these campaigns have to go through so many hands before you see the final product, that it's unimaginable no one picked up on any of the material people might find offensive. Like every single person in the process just shrugged and said, "Yup, looks good," before going back to playing Angry Birds on their phones.

But, well, here we are ...

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