Is This Commercial Racist? (Diet Snapple Half 'n Half: Lemonade vs. Tea Commercial)
Published on February 21, 2012
A new Snapple commercial advertising their Diet Half & Half drink (half iced tea and half lemonade also known as an "Arnold Palmer") has drawn numerous negative comments on its YouTube and Facebook pages, as well as at least a few letters to the company. The commercial features an Asian man and a black man arguing about which half of the beverage is better. As two white guys watch them fight, one declares that "when they're blended so perfectly, who cares?"