Sunday, February 05, 2017

American Football fans too delicate to see the Trump wall? (Updated)

Apparently FOX News thought so: El comercial de Super Bowl censurado por hablar del muro de Trump La Opinión 05.20.2017; Sapna Maheshwari, Challenge for Super Bowl Commercials: Not Taking Sides, Politically New York Times 02/02/2017.

The 84 Lumber company made an add about a Latina mother and her daughter, presumably Mexican, taking the dangerous trip to enter the United States without papers. FOX News required them to take some scenes featuring a border wall out.

This is the shorter version that runs during the Super Bowl, 84 Lumber Super Bowl Commercial - The Journey Begins 02/02/2017

Melissa Wylie writes about how the company is navigating the controversy in How her company leveraged a Super Bowl ad smackdown Bizwomen 02/02/2017

Meanwhile, legal obstacles continue for the Muslim ban immigration restrictions, Trump ban fails again in courts; window opens for travelers to US Middle East Eye 02/05/2017

Update 02/03/2017: The company has now made the full version of video available, including the parts that FOX thought were two intense for their delicate viewers, 84 Lumber Super Bowl Commercial - The Entire Journey:

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