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You do NOT consider this racist?!

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Obama fingers” on sale in Germany

DEU Obama Fingers

The sales manager obviously didn’t get what’s wrong with this:

The idea, she claimed, was to get in on the Obama-mania which is continuing to grip Germany. The word “fingers” in the name refers to the fact that it is a finger food. “It’s like hotdogs,” Witting said. “No one would ever think they are actually from dogs.”

Full article here.


Written by henrik

March 18, 2009 at 6:15 pm

Posted in Germany, Racism

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  1. […] on to release a book and a movie. It is quite telling of German sensitivity to racism (also see here), that, supported by predominantly positive media coverage, this concept is a box office hit. […]

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