Saturday, July 12, 2008

Distorting History

A clip featuring Derek Redmond's tragic yet heroic 400m run during the 1992 Summer Olympics:



A Visa commercial celebrating said run:



Notice a difference?




For some reason the Nike slogans "Just Do It" and "Have You Hugged Your Son Foot Today?" have been erased from the Visa ad.

It's sad when a commercial alters the imagery of the Olympic moment it is trying to honor.

1 comment:

Ducks are Crappy said...

Shirt reads "have you hugged your foot today?"