I’m deeply disturbed by a new commercial for Milky Way bars. It involves a man and woman standing on the doorstep of a house. Its clearly the end of a first date, and the woman does not allow the man into her house. The man retreats back to his car, to the comfort of a milky way. But as he goes to bite the candy it magically turns into a beautiful young woman who showers him with praise. This is followed by the slogan, “Milky Way…Comfort in a Bar.” I was immediately disturbed by this commerical, but watching it again I noticed something even more disturbing. The young woman has a strange accent. I can’t identify its orgin, but I can only conclude that this woman is supposed to be exotic/passive/easy.

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