The “offensive” advert

Colin Davies brought this story to my attention (can’t see how I didn’t spot it before!). It’s a full page ad that the Spanish Basketball association ran (see it here on, which shows the Spanish Olympic Basketball team, in full regalia, pulling the sides of their eyes up to try to imitate “oriental” eyes. Whilst sitting on a chinese dragon. The Spanish Embassy in China told El Pais “that we do not consider this Continue reading The “offensive” advert