Monday, March 07, 2011

Great Moments In Tone-Deaf Advertising


"I have a dream, that one day a consortium of Swiss investors will purchase an enormous tract of land outside of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and construct a 250-unit gated resort community that will not technically be whites-only, but will merely appear that way on the managing agent's website."

[Original "I Have a Dream" speech here. Just because.]

4 comments:

Mexfiles said...

No Otomis need apply?

Burro Hall said...

No, of course they can. Those jacuzzis aren't going to clean themselves, you know

Anonymous said...

And to think this is right next door to San Miguel Viejo, home of Otomi descendants who would be delighted to live in something not created by found sheeting with mattress box springs serving as doors.

Burro Hall said...

As a native of Massachusetts, it would be hypocritical of me to attack the white man for naming an area after the vanquished Indians who used to own it...