There are some Chinese who are amplifying the Dalai Lama's voice in China. Beyond the radar of China's censors and whispered in the din of China's Internet chatter are expressions of Chinese support and sympathy.
While most of Cole's provocative ads suggest positive change, his "it's all about me" appropriations of real loss and tragedy, like the Groupon ad, minimize the very real suffering of countries, communities, and cultures.
Guys, seriously, Groupon did a good thing, okay? Because after they aired that Super Bowl ad about Tibetans-being-oppressed-but-who-gives-a-shit-when-we-can-save-money, we're actually talking about Tibet today.