Company Pulls Toys Depicting 9-11 Attack

Small toys showing an airplane flying into the World Trade Center were packed inside more than 14,000 bags of candy and sent to small groceries around the country before being recalled.

It’s an interesting example of the limitations of globalism – we always hear stories about what happens when the West exports its culture outwards without understanding the local destination. Oh, you’ve got product names, colors, symbols etc. that somehow are offensive. Well, here’s the opposite, and it brings home a major truth – that elsewhere in the world – these toys are acceptable. This is an error of distribution, not of design.


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