NPR featured the plastic pair on Monday's painfully named All Things Considered. It was NPR's sweet little Valentine to its listeners...and of course, Mattel - whose permission I did not get for the creepy graphics.
Monday, February 14, 2011
Sixteen Long Grueling Days
Back on January 29th I asked you - dear readers - to start your timers to see how quickly NPR would jump on the Mattel marketing bandwagon for Ken and Barbie. Boy, did NPR ever prove me wrong. Given all the crucial news stories they are probably working on even now - the arrest, torture, and 9 year prison term given to a human rights activist in
Iran Israel (still waiting), the first hostage to complete his life sentence [as opposed to being murdered - still waiting] at Gitmo (still waiting), George W. Bush's indictment on torture (still waiting), the US teen tortured in Kuwait with likely US approval (still waiting for more than pro-FBI propaganda), etc. - NPR took sixteen full days to finally catch up on the Ken and Barbie story.