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United Colors of Benetton wants to provoke some social change — or at least provoke someone — with its new ad campaign, “Unhate,” that’s debuted today in Europe featuring world and spiritual leaders locking lips. Talk about current affairs.
Barack Obama shares a tender moment with China’s Hu Jintao and German chancellor Angela Merkel slips French president Nicholas Sarkozy a little tongue. Meanwhile, I wonder how Carla Bruni feels about this. Then of course, there’s the passionate embrace between Pope Benedict XVI and Egyptian Imam Mohamed Ahmed el-Tayeb that could easily ignite a holy war the likes of which haven’t been seen since the 2000 presidential elections. [Fashionista]