February 6th, 2012
05:26 PM ET
3 years ago

Hoekstra won't apologize for Super Bowl ad

(CNN) - In the political world, it was the most talked-about ad from Sunday night's Super Bowl telecast. Pete Hoekstra, running for Senate in Michigan against incumbent Debbie Stabenow, hit the Democrat for her record on spending. But some are criticizing the spot for being blatantly racist.

The 30-second ad features a young Asian woman riding a bike through rice paddies speaking in unaccented but broken English:
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