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Parody mocks ‘Debbie Spenditnow’ Super Bowl ad

Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra was widely criticized for a Super Bowl ad targeting his 2012 rival, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow. The ad used an Asian woman speaking in broken English to accuse Stabenow of helping the Chinese economy. The Asian American Action Fund described it as being “reminiscent of Asian…

NAACP: Hoekstra owes Asian community apology for Super Bowl ad

Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, President of the NAACP of Detroit, called on former Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI) to apologize for airing a xenophobic Super Bowl ad in Michigan. “It plays on the base feelings of those who view minorities and in particular persons of color as the major economic problem,”…