JusWondering… Is This Ad Kinda Racist?

Michigan State Lottery has a ad campaign going on entitled, well, here’s the billboard:
That on its own is good and dandy, but the commercials get me JusWondering what I wrote above.  Here’s a screen shot (you can watch the ad by clicking here):

Things that make you go hmm...

What this leads me to believe is that:

  1. African-Americans buy lottery tickets.
  2. Middle Eastern-Americans run convenience stores that sell lottery tickets.
  3. Annoying white kids hailing from families that can afford clear braces are benefiting from this system.
  4. And the only way the African-Americans and Middle Eastern-Americans can benefit is if someone wins?

Am I crazy for noticing/thinking this?  Please comment below…

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