Classic Ad Watch: The Iron Sheik Feels Toyota, American Freedom

Before we thought of the Middle East as being a hotbed of terrorism and Islamic extremism, we had the old WWF's "Iron Sheik". For most of America, he was our introduction to the sands of Persia...or at least that's how we still thought of it. And come to think of it, with his positive-sounding comments about American style democracy and freedom, we can't help but think he may have been who shaped neo-con policy direction during the 1980's. Regardless, check out this great Toyota ad featuring an FJ-series Land Cruiser with a drop-top to let the wind blow through the Iron Sheik's dark locks of hair...or whatever.

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