Magazine March 22, 2021, Issue

Half Baked

(Pixar Animation Studios)

There was a brief kerfuffle on Twitter last month about Hasbro removing “Mr.” and “Mrs.” from the Potato Head toy, to make it Inclusive. Many people thought this was stupid, because it was, and Hasbro — soon to be renamed “Has-sibling,” no doubt — quickly clarified matters. They have dropped the titles from the logo, but there will still be a Mr. and a Mrs. Potato Head.

Whew. But let’s take a look at their initial announcement, which included this gem from Kimberly Boyd, Hasbro’s senior vice president of global brands:

“Culture has evolved. Kids want to be able to represent their

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