9/11 Exploitation Ads

A new anti-smoking ad featuring two cigarettes standing in for the Twin Towers is just the latest in the 9/11 exploitation ad genre.

From advertising newspapers to various public service announcements, 9/11 is apparently now fair game if you’re hawking something.

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