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Wow this is bad! Audi wanted to get all hip and “green” with their new Super Bowl campaign and they did one of the stupidest advertising mistakes I can remember in a long time. I first heard this story from social media good guy Danny Brown and then found more details over at economy blog, Daily Finance…
German luxury carmaker Audi has introduced a number of mock public-service announcements featuring the “Green Police” — forest green-uniformed officers who give tips about saving energy…The problem? The Green Police was a name used in Nazi Germany to refer to the German Order Police, or Orpo, who were given the moniker because of their green uniforms. The Orpo weren’t merely traffic cops, however. According to the Jewish Virtual Library, one battalion was central in sending Jews, Poles and Gypsies to concentration camps. “