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1/8/13 at 12:06 AM 0 Comments

Does CBS Super Bowl Ad Mock Tim Tebow, Christians?

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Some people are accusing the CBS television station of subtly mocking Christians in a new Super Bowl XLVII advertisement, which was broadcast several times during an AFC Wild Card playoff game on Sunday.

BY JEFF SCHAPIRO - THE TEBOW BEAT

The ad features Neil Patrick Harris, an openly gay actor and star of the hit comedy series "How I Met Your Mother," wearing football eye black which has the date of this year's big game – Feb. 3, 2013 – written on it.

WND.com reports the ad, which ran during Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Indianapolis Colts, is reminiscent of the eye black once worn by New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow. Tebow, a popular Christian athlete, famously wore eye black with Bible references written on them during the games he played for the University of Florida Gators.

The report suggests CBS is trying to "mimic Tim Tebow's style of trumpeting messages" through the use of eye black, and quotes an anonymous fan of the game who said the ad is "pushing the gay agenda" and "mocking Christians at the same time" by allowing Harris to be featured in it... FULL STORY

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