Crazy in love

A US company is selling this bear in a straight-jacket ahead of Valentine’s Day. Naturally some priggish Americans have claimed it stigmatises mental illness. Fortunately executives at The Vermont Teddy Bear Co. have taken, and I quote, “the difficult decision,” to continue selling the bear despite the outraged complaints. A triumph of capitalism over political correctness, I’m sure you’ll agree.

> From BBC News

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Published: 30 January 2005

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