See for yourself:
Dr. Vanessa Cullins, Planned Parenthood's vice president of medical affairs, is beside herself:
As the nation's leading reproductive health care advocate and provider, Planned Parenthood knows that for sexually active people, condoms are the best way to prevent unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections [emphasis added].
"...the best way..."
I guess that would explain the
But I digress...
Jill Stanek doesn't buy FOX/CBS's reasons for rejecting the ads, and thinks there's an easier explanation:
The ad is simply in poor taste. A man exploiting a woman in a bar to be his unpaid hooker is a pig with or without a condom in his pocket.
You know it's bad when your ad is in such poor taste that it gets rejected by two networks that, like just about every other network, line their pockets by peddling poor taste.
I can't help but recall the scene in This Is Spinal Tap when the band members express their sincere incredulity that the record company wouldn't go for their proposed album cover for Smell the Glove featuring "a greased, naked woman on all fours with a dog collar around her neck and a leash ... and a man's arm holding on to the leash extended out to her shoving a black glove in her face to sniff it."