In the fifth round of the NFL Draft, the NY Jets selected a guard/tackle from the University of Virginia. His name is Oday Aboushi
. While not a first round pick, Aboushi has garnered a lot of media attention.
Why? Oday Aboushi is a Muslim Palestinian.
MLB.com's New Media Coordinator Jonathan Mael compared
Aboushi to Aaron Hernandez,the former New England Patriots tight end charged with murder. [more inside]
posted by MisantropicPainforest
on Jul 16, 2013 -
This is why we can't have nice things. Swedish SAP ousts
substitute member of the governing board, over issues stemming from his role as chairman of the Swedish Islamic Association.
Media outlets are found to have been fast and loose
in their reports concerning the member. [more inside]
posted by xcasex
on Apr 23, 2013 -
Advocate or Adumbrate?
Martin Amis writes an open letter to Yasmin Alibhai Brown for her suggestion
that after reading everyone's favourite last living Marxist Terry Eagleton's
comments on this
(posted previously), Amis is 'with the beasts' on Muslim-hating. He may have been adumbrating not advocating, but is there another way to describe patronising and smug?
posted by jennydiski
on Oct 13, 2007 -