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Mexican Government Takes Down Ad that Told Citizens to Stop Complaining

Excerpt Vice News:

The Mexican government has backed down from an advertisement chastising critics as complainers and portraying them as not grasping the greatness of its agenda of structural reforms.

The controversial ad was released on Monday but was taken off the government YouTube channel after a few hours as Mexicans complained loudly on social media about being told to stop whining.

The ad shows a carpenter griping to a co-worker about the reforms as the radio beside them plays a government advert promoting them. "Ya chole con estas reformas," he says, roughly translated as "I've had enough of these reforms." His buddy shoots back: "Ya chole con tus quejas," or "Stop your complaining."

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