You know who else used illusions to sell things?
I'm just kidding. JC Penney isn't anything like Hitler. But its Michael Graves Stainless Steel Tea Kettle is. The fact that its profile looks eerily like the Fuhrer's mien caused a stir online Tuesday, forcing the company to deny that it had any intention of introducing dictator silhouettes to its small appliances line.
Here is your Hitler kettle, glimpsed from a California billboard.*
If only JCP's stock price could profit so cleanly from bad news.
*If you're having trouble making it out, imagine the nob as the mustache and the handle as the cleanly left-parted hair.
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