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Friday, May 30, 2008

Don't Do it Dunkin

I hate it when corporate America succumbs every time a xenophobic Noe-conservative right wing wackjob squeaks.

It started early this week when TV show host Rachel Ray appeared in a Dunkin' Donuts TV ad, wearing a silk scarf that looks like an Arab koffeiya.

Michelle Malkin, a crazy nutcase who's runs here own blog website that is blocked here in the UAE (no surprise there!), commenced a fierce barrage bashing Ray's attire and going to the extend of calling to boycott the doughnut company.

‘‘The keffiyeh, for the clueless, is the traditional scarf of Arab men that has come to symbolize murderous Palestinian jihad,’’ Malkin yowled in her column. Sadly, Dunkin' Donuts pulled out the ads.

Well guess what you ignorant moronic whore, 1. For Arabs, especially in GCC area, wearing the Keffieyah (also known as Ghotra) is formal wear. Just like wearing suits for Europeans and Westerners. And 2. The Keffiyeh has been a fashion high street accessory item for some time now.

I don't know which hole were you hiding at all this time, but I hope you crawl back right into it and spare humanity your nonsense drivel.

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13 Comments:

  • Buncha ignorant freakos! I swear, idiotism has reached a new, never been there *depth*!!

    By Blogger rosh, at May 31, 2008 at 2:21 AM  

  • saw that on fox news. they should all drown themselves. Ignorance to the hilt.

    By Blogger CG, at May 31, 2008 at 4:27 PM  

  • it is sick, i tell you...

    By Blogger moryarti, at June 1, 2008 at 12:11 AM  

  • Reminds me of a Sinfest comic (check them out, they're hilarious, esp the old ones). In the comic, God looks at stupidity like this, and says "Judgment Day!"

    By Blogger KJ, at June 1, 2008 at 12:14 PM  

  • Barak Allah Feek ya Moryarti.. wallah you took the words out of my mouth. I read this news about the Drunken Donuts the other day and it made me seriously mad. But also seriously sad about the ignorance of your average Joe in the USA. I wish it was compulsory for every school kid in the USA to spend a week in the UAE.

    By Blogger BuJ, at June 1, 2008 at 2:08 PM  

  • I know what you mean guys ... the sad thing is, i actually like Dunkin' Dounuts :(

    By Blogger moryarti, at June 1, 2008 at 6:51 PM  

  • I agree she's ignorant, Moryati. But don't call her a whore - you're being dragged down to the same level.

    By Anonymous T, at June 2, 2008 at 1:45 AM  

  • T - i hear you, but with some people, the gloves are off. You are right ..,. i shouldn't call her a whore. That would be an insult to the whore.

    By Blogger moryarti, at June 2, 2008 at 1:58 AM  

  • Switch to Krispy Kreme or Tim Hortons, Mory :)

    By Blogger rosh, at June 3, 2008 at 12:46 AM  

  • And now there is a rally against it! :D

    http://www.za3tar.net/2008/06/03/a-noteworthy-event/

    By Blogger KJ, at June 3, 2008 at 4:08 PM  

  • Now I know where my keffiyah got to! Disgusting, scary story.

    By Blogger Keefieboy, at June 3, 2008 at 5:46 PM  

  • So friggin' stupid...

    By Blogger AUHgal, at June 19, 2008 at 11:59 PM  

  • YEEEHAWWW!
    Professoré has started to cuss.
    Excellent.
    Yeh well theres no end to stupidity oyt there. Not that Rachel ray herself did the whole thing not knowing the fracas that would ensue.
    They are all the same.
    Media whores.

    By Blogger kaya, at June 21, 2008 at 1:44 AM  

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