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. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.