Italian Government Up In Arms Over US Gun Ad Staff
Posted: Mar 10, 2014 9:54 AM
The Italian government has lashed out over Illinois-based gunmaker Armalite’s portrayal of Michelangelo’s “David” in an ad. The problem? Instead of carrying the sling he used to kill Goliath, David is wielding an AR-501A rifle. The tagline reads “AR-501A: A Work of Art” and the statue’s more… *ahem…* “adult parts” have been covered by a fig-leaf.