Urban Outfitters, Politically Incorrect or Complete Douchebags?

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  1. Mlaw

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    A sweatshirt being sold by Urban Outfitters featuring fake blood stains and tattered edges with the logo of Kent State University, where four students were killed in a 1970 incident that shocked America, is “beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life,” university officials said Monday.

    The $129 vintage Kent State University sweatshirt is “washed soft and perfectly broken in,” the clothier’s website boasts, offering a loose, “slouchy” fit for those seeking gruesome reminders to the campus killings that rocked the nation, leaving nine others wounded.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/09/1...-stained-sweatshirt-sold-by-urban-outfitters/
     
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    yikes
     
  3. Brian

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    WTF were they thinking - noror
     
  4. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Don't Universities own their logos? I would have thought they would have to have a licensing deal to use it, but I guess not
     
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    $129 for a sweatshirt? They should be shot!




    Yes, I think it's bad form.
     
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  6. Cheri

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    I like it.
     
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    does it come in columbine or sandy hook ?
     
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  8. Cheri

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    :jj:
     
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    this must be a joke/hoax.
     
  10. NipplesAndToes23

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    Is being politically incorrect and/or a complete douchebag illegal?
     
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    I don't think so. Neither is calling someone an asshole that sells shit in bad taste.
     
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    Im waiting for my 9/11 commemorative tote bag.
     
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    Don't shop at their store. Problem solved.
     
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    I'd buy the Dealy Plaza backpack.
     
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    People aren't happy unless they're offended.
     
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    I don't and it has nothing to do with their crappy sweat shirt.
     
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    Correction: people aren't happy unless they're offended and they can let you know they're offended.
     
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    I don't even know what they sell there, but from the sound of the name I assume they won't even let you in the store if you're not a complete douchebag. :dontknow:
     
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    :jj:
     
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    that's not the question