WTF, Verizon?

(TW for torture)

According to the YouTube description, this ad aired during Adult Swim on Cartoon Network. Seriously, this is just fucking appalling.

Let me guess. It's "edgy."

I'm really fucking sick of edgy.

Video Description: A young hipster in an orange jumpsuit, wired up with telephone headsets and spiral cords, brags about his phone service while striking a pose uncomfortably similar to one of the Abu Ghraib torture photos; then his face is covered hoodlike with a Droid phone. Dialogue Transcript: "Hello—I have a haiku for you: Larger than life screen / Hi-def video capture / Are you jealous much?"

(Thanks to Melissa for the transcript. Energy Dome tip to Digby, who says "I'm guessing they think it is cutting edge modern imagery, perfect for the Abu Ghraib generation." Yeah.)

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