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Super Bowl: The obnoxious Groupon Tibet ad

Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25, to win the Super Bowl. I wrote a recap of the contest, along with presenting my hot players of the game.

I also briefly mention the commercials, which were as uninteresting as usual. But the one by Groupon that made light out of the plight of Tibet to hawk its service was a new high in low. It was offensive, in very bad taste and I am scratching my head thinking that someone thought it was worth the $2.8 million that Fox charged.

"The people of Tibet are in trouble," actor Timothy Hutton says. "Their very culture is in jeopardy. But they still whip up an amazing fish curry."

Here is the ad in question:

I would love to hear what you thought of this ad and the Super Bowl ads this year; did any stand out or make you want to pull your hair out?And were you happy with the game?