I don’t usually get worked up about advertising. I mean, advertising is, by its very nature, a manipulative business. Gillette saw an opportunity to exploit America’s sociopolitical zeitgeist for profit. That’s a pretty routine occurrence, and there’s really nothing remarkable about it. So I guess I’m sort of agnostic about this story. Interesting to hear your perspective on what it says about the impact of social justice culture on the private sector, though!

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