Schmidt sent the ad to a list of his subscribing customers, but the ad got out to the public and was openly discussed on local TV and radio stations.
Look: Burger Joint’s Blunt Jesus Ad Sparks Controversy (Image)
Credit: cheukiecfu
April 18, 2014

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

The image of Jesus has not changed much in the hundreds of years since the old masters began painting him. Other than some wardrobe alterations and slight changes in expression and/or complexion, artists have been content to leave his iconic visage alone.

Recently, John Schmidt, owner of the Seattle-based Lunchbox Laboratory chain of eateries, took some liberties with the image of Jesus that made a lot of people very uncomfortable. Schmidt created an advertisement for his “Burger of the Gods” Easter special featuring a picture of Jesus holding a burger and a joint (as in marijuana,...

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