Smirnoff Pours Some A+ Snark on Trump With Ad About Its 'Ties to Russia'

Brand's founding family actually fled in 1917


Here’s one way for a vodka brand to get people buzzing.

Smirnoff, a vodka brand with a long and rather complicated history with its founders’ home country of Russia, sparked widespread social media chatter over the weekend with an outdoor ad campaign mocking the Trump administrations’s ongoing scandals involving alleged collusion with Vladimir Putin’s regime.

“Made in America,” boasts the ad. “But we’d be happy to talk about our ties to Russia under oath.”

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