Dunkin' Donuts Pulls Rachael Ray Ads

Here we go again!! Another advertiser pulling ads strictly because people are scared of EVERYTHING. Point in case, Dunkin Donuts has just pulled an ad featuring Food Networks Rachael Ray wearing a fringed scarf. Why did they pull the ad you ask? Simply because people are scared that Rach is promoting terrorism in the ad by wearing the black and white fringed scarf. Dunkin' Brands Inc., says that the ad, which first aired on May 7, was pulled over the weekend because "the possibility of misperception detracted from its original intention to promote our iced coffee." Critics claim that the ad offers symbolic support for Muslim extremism and terrorism. They also say that the scarf draped around her neck looks like a kaffiyeh, the traditional Arab headdress.
Come on now people. When are we going to stop all of this assuming and misinterpretation of simple ideas? I understand the fact that we need to keep our guards up in efforts to thwart terrorism, but going to extremes such as these are getting a bit ridiculous. In no way shape or form am I defending terrorism or extremism. I'm just saying why do we have to conform to them, when they don't conform to us?

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