When politics meets advertising

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…


  • c

    nobody of that age (I am referring to the modeling photos) should be displayed in that fashion. When I was her age I was into baseball mits and landhockey sticks. sheesh. Political or not political that photo is upsetting.