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@gborio For pity's sake, forbear. See the play and your foolish objections will be answered.
@NeoAdamite If the VV didn't want to advertise cigarettes, then perhaps a different picture would have better characterized the play, instead of this celebrity endorsement ad that any tobacco company would be overjoyed to see in the pages of the VV.
Other than the usual trove of tobacco ads the VV publishes, that is.