HIPSTERS AND CAT LOVERS DESERVE TO DIE A THOUGHT-PROVOKING LUNG CANCER INFORMATION AD CAMPAIGN
This, from Trendhunter: " Some people unfairly believe that those who have lung cancer deserve to get it, and now the agency Laughlin Constable, together with the Lung Cancer Alliance, is sending out the message that “No One Deserves to Die” through a series of provocative and polarizing advertisements. "
"Each of the ads shows an image of a social archetype, such as a hipster or crazy old aunt, along with the words, “(... deserve to die.” The agency launched the teaser ads around U.S. cities, but while their message was well-intentioned—albeit very confusing if you don’t pause to read the fine print or visit the campaign website—the ads received tremendous backlash; some people even ripped the posters down in anger.")
(Oh those impulsive Americans, struggling to grasp irony.)
Trendhunter continues: "However, the actual message is the opposite of what’s written on the posters, something you’ll see if you scroll down to the bottom of the campaign’s website. The site says,” Many people believe that if you have lung cancer you did something to deserve it… Lung cancer doesn’t discriminate, and neither should you. Help put an end to the stigma and the disease.”
I know a few people who've died of lung cancer as a result of what kills a lot of people: Very bad luck.