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Does This Sexist, Violent Video Make You Want to Vote?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQaZxFi6_Io

Denmark's government has officially retracted a violent and pornographic animated video [warning: graphic] that was created to encourage young people to vote in the European Parliament elections this month. The viral video featuring the fictional character “Voteman” was defended by the Speaker of the Danish Parliament, Mogens Lykketoft, this week as being “fairly innocent” and humorous. Now he concedes they should have considered the idea more carefully [da]. The video is still widely shared and discussed online, but critics insist there are more appropriate ways to interest young people in European politics than with images of decapitations and group sex.

2 comments

  • bumboclot

    Make me wanna vote? No. Make me wanna move to Denmark? YES!!

  • Gilberto Abreu

    What’s wrong with group sex?

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