There’s subtle racism and then there’s this type of “Oh my god, what in the world were they thinking?!” type of racism.
The ad you see above is real and it aired. McCutcheon & Hamner, P.C. is an actual law firm and the person you see on screen really did go to law school.
It’s bad. It’s Mickey Rooney is shaking his damn head bad. Then again, this was filmed in Alabama, so yeah.
Fidel Martinez is an editor at Fusion.net. He's also a Texas native and a lifelong El Tri fan.