"Come on, we never talk about Metrobus efficiency, Erica!" (via @lvzwestcott)
Can't we just talk about shoes? No? Fine, then we'll talk about how hilariously sexist this new ad for the D.C. Metro is.
The ad above is part of a series promoting improvements being made to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. It features two women (of diverse ethnicities! Nice!), one of whom really, really wants to talk about the improvements being made to the WMATA and the other of whom really, really just wants to gab about shoes.
The ad, which was created by agency Williams Whittle, was pretty quickly identified by commuters as bizarrely sexist and pretty offensive. Several people on Twitter have improved upon the original with their own versions: