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You can’t even have a pillow fight anymore

Bighurt What, more objectionable material from Canada? This has to be some kind of record. This time, it’s this Toronto Blue Jays ad with slugger Frank “Big Hurt” Thomas “engaged in a pillow fight with kids” that has offended. Apparently, it’s a little too violent for Canadian sensibilities, as it shows Thomas swinging for the fences with a pillow and knocking a kid off a bed. You may think Canada is overreacting, but here in the U.S., the police may have led Thomas away. He may be a nice guy, but a 275-pound man approaching a bed full of playful children doesn’t send the right message in a nation as paranoid as ours. So, kindly leave the pillow fighting to Visa and it’s two grown men.

—Posted by David Kiefaber

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