I agree with leading Islamophobes that TLC's new reality show "All-American Muslim" isn't entirely harmless. Set in Dearborn, Michigan, the 8-part series follows five American Muslim families as they get married, start businesses and play football.
What's so harmful about that? According to the Florida Family Association (FFA), the Muslim cast of All-American Muslim is all too American. That this show doesn't brand Muslims with the scarlet letter T for terrorist has led FFA to organize a boycott against the network for pushing propoganda and claims that Lowe's is not the only company to pull its advertisements. More than 25 companies have done so.
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Thanks as usual to Gina Misiroglu of Red Room for putting me in touch with the Huffington Post people. It’s just one of the great ways she's bringing traffic to Red Room and getting attention for Red Room's authors.
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