These days everyone knows that you can’t take advertisements at face
value. Photoshop, misleading wording, deliberate omission of certain
facts – all frequent techniques that advertisers use to toe the line
while they’re pushing their product down your throat. Of course,
sometimes that toe crosses the line – or rather, sometimes a company
blows that line away with a bazooka.
With the help of the Don Draper of image manipulation AuntieMeme,
here are those companies with egg on their face with a bazooka in hand.
Many of these baffle me – how can they think “you should be able to realize we’re lying” is a valid legal defense?