When Israeli Foreign Minster Tzipi Livni runs for prime minister early next year, she'll be able to run political ads on the side of buses in Jerusalem, thanks to a small political party called Wake Up, Jerusalemites. When the party tried to buy advertising on buses for six candidates for city council, they were told that their three female candidates could not appear in the ads because Egged, the public transportation company, said they feared that if the bus were to drive through an ultra-orthodox neighborhood, it would offend the haredim so much that they might attack it. Even when the Black-Eyed Peas played Jerusalem, the bus company photo-shopped Fergie out of the posters. [Time]
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