Baby Gap “Lynching Tree” Display Causes Controversy

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NEW YORK-A display in a Manhattan Baby Gap is causing controversy due to its eerie resemblance to a “lynching tree.”

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Gawker reports:

We’ve emailed Gap for some clarification, and we’ll update with their reply. The photo raised much outrage among Facebook commenters when it was posted yesterday—several of whom said that they also contacted Gap, with no success. Though one commenter late in the day wrote that “I just spoke to a Danar (sp?) at the store and he said it was a photo of an unfinished display, and that the final display shows two babies on a swing.”

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