This bizarre commercial just started popping up, and frankly, we're almost too confused to be offended. UPDATED: Verizon says the ad was not produced by or in any way affiliated with them.
Swap out the shredded poncho for a red robe, and electrical wires for telephone cords, and you've got a spot-on replica of the infamous photo that embroiled the US in an awful scandal six years ago. Shilling for Droid X.
It's hard to imagine that Verizon, or any other sane company, would stoop to this level to sell something. But we're having a hard time imagining another explanation. [Thanks Fraying]