Must... look... at... butts

News & Politics

Finally, American prudishness pays dividends! In Europe, where sexuality isn't strictly confined to the missionary position for procreation among the religiously-enjoined, ads are filled with nudity. Well, female nudity.

Seems they're working too well. Dabitch writes:

"Hot on the heels of that British study that revealed that a quarter of British drivers are so distracted by billboards with semi-naked models that they have dangerously veered out of their lane... comes yet another ad that diverts attention from traffic. This time it's a cheeky ad in Rome that a consumer group calls a 'road hazard.'"
Sure, you could banish these images from the roads, Dabitch suggests but, she says: "one wonders how these accident-prone motorists manage in real life is the slightest peek of cheek makes them [lose] all control - should they really be able to operate heavy machinery such as cars, guns and voting ballots?" (Adland)

--> Sign up for Peek in your inbox... every morning! (Go here and check Peek box).

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ }}
@2022 - AlterNet Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. - "Poynter" fonts provided by