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Banned for not featuring women. Political correctness gone wild

Political correctness has truly gone too far in the UK. Despite the core audience being 87.5% male, a PC Specialist ad has been banned for perpetuating “harmful gender stereotypes”. The commercial isn’t diverse enough featuring a white man, a black man and an Asian man. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (UK’s regulator of advertising) banned ad after just eight “deeply offended” people complained. Just recently, a Volkswagen commercial ad was also banned in the UK for violating “gender stereotypes” because it showed a woman caring for a baby. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority also banned a commercial with a sexy

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