Without a Trace of Irony Dept.

In an altogether too familiar story, a Harps Supermarket in Mountain View, AR received "several" complaints from customers regarding the cover of a US Weekly magazine. They therefore placed a "family shield" over the magazine, to shield young, impressionable eyes.

Here's the cover:


So, let's recap, shall we? Harps used a "family shield" to "protect young Harps shoppers" from the sight of... a family. A family with a child.

Of course, they're not the right kind of family, and children must be protected from those.

The shields have since been removed, thanks to a lot of squeaky wheels teaspoons.

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