Given American Apparel’s history of provocative advertising, it’s hard to tell for sure whether the ad in the New York Times last month was meant to alter the course of political debate on immigration, and create a rallying cry…
… or whether it actually was an exploitation of immigrants to sell more product.
It’s not as if the company is above such things…
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.