Thursday, May 29, 2008

Dunkin Donuts Pulls Rachael Ray Ad Because She Looked Arab

Observers, including ultra-conservative Fox News commentator Michelle Malkin, were so incensed by the ad that there was talk of a boycott. Said the suits in a statement: ‘‘In a recent online ad, Rachael Ray is wearing a black-and-white silk scarf with a paisley design. It was selected by her stylist. Absolutely no symbolism was intended."We are in the middle of two wars, the economy is heading for dark days, the housing market is seeing the worst downturn in decades, people are still not back on their feet after Katrina, we've got major global climate concerns, hundreds of thousands are suffering in Myanmar and China, and THIS is what some people get upset about. What a small pathetic little world you live in Ms. Malkin. Please stay there and don't coming knocking on our doors trying to peddle it. We've enough to deal with already with out people like you.

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