Absolut Vodka pulls ad showing California in Mexico (Reuters)
The gringo-insensitive ad was devised by a fairly unrepentant Mexico City firm. The boner comes on the heels of Pernod Ricard purchasing Absolut after a couple of flaccid years with Stolichnaya. Absolut's ultimate-legs ad campaign, now nearing the twenty-year mark, is legendary in advertising circles.
Just last week, we expressed concern about the new relationship with Pernod Ricard and the impact on advertising.