[SCROLL FOR VIDEO] As you can see by the comments on their Facebook page, people aren’t even attempting to accept their apology… Good luck to this store, but it would seem they might be in some SERIOUS hot water.
There are many ways of observing and commemorating the 15th year since 9/11. Here in New York City for example, we’re shining two giant beams of light in the sky, as we always do, and generally avoiding the visitors constantly flocking to the 9/11 Memorial as if it’s a tourist attraction. This far removed, and over a decade deep into 9/11 thinkpieces, it can feel as though no discourse surrounding 9/11 can offend us. Today, though, that notion was proven wrong by, um, a Texas mattress company?
Miracle Mattress, based in San Antonio, is having something called the “Twin Towers Sale,” in which the purchase of a mattress gets any second mattress free for the price of a twin. (Get it?) In an ad released on their Facebook page earlier today, they took that concept and ran with it, and people hated it. The Dallas News reports that the video was led by manager Cherise Bonnano, who has starred in other of the store’s advertisements, and it’s pretty self explanatory:
CHECK OUT THE FACEBOOK COMMENTS BELOW THE VIDEO!