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October 4, 2001 6:33 PM   Subscribe

Find the terrorist. If only things like this got forwarded as much as that Gordon Sinclair piece.
posted by Potsy (11 comments total)

 
Forward it to everyone on your Klingerman mailing list using this URL.
posted by barkingmoose at 6:47 PM on October 4, 2001


Kind of appalling actually. It's ironic in that its meant to condemn profiling people, yet it makes the terrorist the stereotypical "angry white male" complete with buzz cut and "mcveigh like" expression. I know its just a cartoon, but the hypocrisy undermine's the point slightly.
posted by rabbit at 6:57 PM on October 4, 2001


what's a klingerman mailing list?
posted by chaz at 7:16 PM on October 4, 2001


I think we should continue forwarding the "funny" piece that shows how to teach pacifists how stupid and wrong they are by punching them in the face. Because it's "funny" and "makes a point"..
posted by Hildago at 7:21 PM on October 4, 2001


Boy, this one's gonna create a ton of warm fuzzies for the "Hate Whitey" crowd!

Nothing combats prejudice and ignorance better than slightly more sophisticated prejudice and ignorance.
posted by nobody_knose at 8:47 PM on October 4, 2001


And, not only does perpetuate 'anti-white-male' or whatever prejudice, it also switches way to fast to click the way you want.
posted by delmoi at 8:55 PM on October 4, 2001


The point of the peice is that some white people are acting like terrorists right now, although the perception is that arab americans are the only terrorists. I don't think the buzzcut is an indication of racism (what do you want, a mohawk? Mullet? It's a cartoon).
And besides, what is a "McVeigh-like" expression?
posted by Doug at 10:04 PM on October 4, 2001


i want a mulleted terrorist. although tired and played, they are an endless source of amusement.
posted by donkeysuck at 10:44 PM on October 4, 2001


A pencil-thin moustache a la Snidely Whiplash would be cool, too.

I'm with nobody knose on this one. Bigoted preachiness is what it is. It's just that some kinds are acceptable in the mass media, and some are not.
posted by Bixby23 at 11:58 PM on October 4, 2001


hildago: I think we should continue forwarding the "funny" piece that shows how to teach pacifists how stupid and wrong they are by punching them in the face. Because it's "funny" and "makes a point".

That violence is an acceptable form of debate? I bet you're proud.
posted by walrus at 6:59 AM on October 5, 2001


The point of the peice is that some white people are acting like terrorists right now, although the perception is that arab americans are the only terrorists.

Oh hey, Doug, thanks for spelling that out! That might have gone right past me!

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ObAauugghh: This is a front-page link to a cartoon.
posted by rodii at 11:26 AM on October 5, 2001


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