Iraqi Shoe-Thrower Stars In Colombian Detergent Commercial (VIDEO)
Your cross-cultural ad of the day comes courtesy of Blancox, the makers of fine laundry detergent in Colombia, where fabric freshness and softness is treasured. In it, Blancox switches the shoes thrown at President George W. Bush by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi -- Folgers Crystals-style! -- with beautiful bouquets of flowers.
Based on recent lawsuits over the appropriation of identities for commercial purposes, Muntadhar al-Zeidi will now probably sue the makers of Blancox for $100 million.
Iraqi Shoe Thrower Pitching Detergent To Colombians [Animal NY]