“An ad campaign for a product that stops snoring and claims to keep couples together is causing a stir. The campaign features a U.S. solider and a Muslim woman, ostensibly as an unlikely couple kept together by the anti-snoring product. On Monday, the panel guests on Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File debated over whether the advertisement was even controversial.
The ad features a real American soldier and his Muslim wife touting the benefits of this product. The ad was first rejected, but it has recently been approved and the couple is appearing in ads nationwide.
A spokesman for the pharmaceutical company behind the ads told Fox News Channel that the controversial campaign elicits an emotional reaction which drives interest in the product. “* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.
*Read more here from Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
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