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McDonald's Apologizes For Vicious Pit Bull Stereotyping

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No pit bulls were harmed in the photoshopping of this image.
No pit bulls were harmed in the photoshopping of this image.
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The sneaky hamburger chain McDonald's unfairly stereotyped the noble pit bull in a radio ad and they are sorry. The ad claimed that "Trying a brand new menu item at McDonald's isn't risky. You know what's risky? Petting a stray pit bull." Yeah, pit bull fans aren't going to like that. Over 8,000 of them are in fact forming a boycott of the fast food chain on Facebook. The ad has been pulled and McDonald's apologized on Twitter, but the stereotype of pit bulls as vicious animals persists. What's next, hiring Michael Vick as a spokesperson? Here's the ad:

Video: McDonald's Pit Bull Ad

· McDonald's Pit Bull Ad [YouTube]
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McDonald's [Twitter]

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