Shaking Our Heads: Racist Corvette Sale

The title reads: “1964 Corvette for Sale, black and mean like your ex wife.”

As reader Helen wrote in her email tip, “can’t search for my dream car without being reminded I’m a bitch!”

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  • Casher O’neil

    Whoever wrote this ad is obviously an idiot, so why pay him any attention?

  • Ash

    Sexist? Maybe. Rasict? No.

  • cs19

    you are really reaching here.

    • Medusa

      Are you fucking serious? Reaching? How? It says “black and mean like your ex-wife.”

  • Faith Barrow-Waheed

    Just wow! Just when I think I can’t be surprised by people’s ignorance and racism anymore, someone always does something that manages to do just that.