***updated: Video is still there. Front page photo only has been pulled***
That clueless British camo ad has been pulled, reports CNSNews:
The liberal political group MoveOn.org has yanked a video ad from its website after being criticized for using images of British soldiers to represent Americans in Iraq.
The 30-second ad, which also began running on CNN and cable stations during the Thanksgiving weekend, stated that “150,000 American men and women are stuck in Iraq” this holiday season.
But the ad showed soldiers who were “not wearing U.S. uniforms,” according to a Pentagon spokesman who was interviewed by Cybercast News Service Wednesday, approximately two hours before the Internet version of the ad was pulled from the MoveOn.org website.
Kudos to Best of the Web/James Taranto and the sharp-eyed military folks who caught MoveOn’s mortifying gaffe.
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