Memorial Day, which is the day America honors those who gave their lives in defense of our great nation, is often used by companies to help sell stuff. It happens every year, and every year it’s bad.

But this has to be one of the worst ads we’ve ever seen, via Real Simple magazine’s Facebook page: “6 To-Die-For Summer Sandals on Major Sale for Memorial Day weekend.”

“To-Die-For” was later changed to, “Gorgeous”:

Real Simple is also using Memorial Day to promote a hair style video…


…and German supermarket chain, Aldi: