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Sunday, February 26, 2012
Ben and Jerry - raaacist?
Linsanity is getting out of hand with the limited edition Lin flavor - and the unlimited paranoia about the racism of adding fortune cookies to the flavor.
The limited-edition flavor, "Taste the Lin-Sanity," featured crumbled fortune cookies along with honey swirls and a frozen yogurt vanilla base. After a near-immediate backlash over the racist implications of using a fortune cookie, the Cambridge, Mass. store issued an apology on its Facebook page on Friday — and substituted the fortune cookies with the waffle variety.
Just trying to ride the Linsanity wave, and getting crushed by the undertow.
UPDATE: Part of the roundups at Daley Gator and Jeffords.