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Too soon: Taiwanese ad imagines an angelic Steve Jobs praising rival tablet

We haven’t yet reached four months since Steve Jobs’ death, so clearly the moment is ripe to create a vision of the Apple icon up in heaven… betraying his life’s work. I imagine that must have been the rationale behind the new Taiwanese Action Pad ad, which adds one very important accessory to Jobs’ signature black turtleneck-and-jeans combo: Angel wings.

Suffice it to say, an undergraduate thesis could be written (and probably soon will) about the inappropriateness of this ad. The most fundamental point is this: Steve Jobs would not be amused. But are you? Check out the ad after the jump.

Are you writing a harshly worded e-letter on your iPad right now, PopWatchers? Or do you think there’s nothing wrong with the decision to play with the image of the late, great Jobs?

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