After Airing Failed MLK/Dodge Ad, Chrysler Censors Video With Martin Luther King Jr. Criticizing Advertising

Chrysler used an excerpt from a Martin Luther King Jr. speech in their Dodge Ram ad during the Super Bowl (above), which many felt was tasteless and exploitive. The car giant also reportedly censored a video (below) that showed how King really felt about advertising.

The political website Current Affairs re-edited the Dodge Ram commercial with another part of the same King speech that warned how people “are so often taken by advertisers” and judged by the car they drive (video below):

In response, Chrysler had the video pulled from YouTube, notes Current Affairs:

(Sources: Current Affairs/Twitter)

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