Last week, three of the top ten sellers on Amazon.com were surgical masks. People were buying the masks in a feint effort to protect themselves from the onslaught of the Swine Flu pandemic. This week, we are brought into the realm of the ridiculously sublime in the fashionable, yet tasteless, animal face surgical mask:
Why worry about getting Swing Flu when you can be a pig in public?
Or, scrunch up your face and become a ferocious tiger to find off that mighty flu!
Are these animal surgical masks the epitome of bad taste in Public Health?
Or is this the new way to maintain your chic in the midst of a killer flu?