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Snickers Ad Pulled after Causing Wide Criticism

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Snickers Ad Pulled after Causing Wide Criticism

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Snickers Ad Pulled after Causing Wide Criticism

Snickers Ad Pulled after Causing Wide Criticism

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A Snickers ad that ran during the 2007 Super Bowl showed two men eating their way to a kiss juxtaposed by exaggerated displays of "manliness." The ads were pulled from the Snickers Web site in response to an outcry among gay rights activists.

Guest:

Dan Rubin, columnist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the editor of the Inquirer blog called Blinq

Marilyn Pittman, comic, voice talent and broadcaster

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