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PHOTOS: These Retro Advertisements Would Not Go Over Well Today

Can you imagine some marketing whiz trying to relaunch any of these campaigns today?

Things sure were different ‘back in the day’ weren’t they?

If marketing is all about linking the product you are selling to the hopes and fears of the customer, people have changed a lot since back then.

Can you imagine anyone today being motivated by these campaigns — other than the protesters?

These slacks, for instance, are apparently Weinstein approved:

If this one were a commercial, would Beyonce’s ‘All The Single Ladies’ be playing in the background?

They’re tragically single, apparently because their underwear smells bad.

This takes ‘bad hair day’ to new extremes.

They’re selling shampoo:

They’ve somehow added sex appeal … to Club Soda?

And you thought feminine hygiene ads were bad today? Here’s a LYSOL one… about divorce:

Alright, then. Here’s another one. She’d be the ‘perfect’ wife if only…

This cologne seems to be making a somewhat ‘excessive’ claim:

There would be riots in the streets, in their little pink hats:

When’s the last time you’ve heard an activist say happy and pregnant in the same sentence, without the words ‘not’ or ‘no longer’?

And if the other one started riots, the riots for this one would be breaking windows and starting fires.

But women can be sexist, too.

Does your grandpa go off on paltry politicians, whether they be Democrats or Republicans? Does he get misty eyed when he talks about God and Country and America’s future? And have you ever heard him scream, ‘Awww … Hell no!’ when Rosie O’Donnell starts yapping on television? If you answered yes to one, or all of the above, then your gramps will love Doug Giles’ latest book, My Grandpa Is A Patriotic Badass.

Don’t be fooled by the title — this ain’t just for Grandpa.
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Especially if that Grandpa is Doug Giles.
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The Effeminization Of The American Male
by Doug Giles


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