Go-go Gadget Hate Crimes!

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Wowzers. One of McCain’s supporters, the Clarion Fund, has been mailing out millions of anti-Islamic DVDs — Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West.

I actually think my sister got one, since she’s in Florida.

Anyways, these incredibly WTF DVDs have already been linked to a hate crime. DailyKos has the full story, but dang, y’all. The racism, Islamaphobia, and sexism this campaign has revealed really makes me question others think it means to be American.

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  1. sbg says

    Wow. I suppose it makes me super naive, but I’m always shocked when people demonstrate how close-minded, ignorant and hateful they are.

  2. says

    It reminds me of how many bombings/burnings there were of black churches during the 50s and 60s. We only hear about Birmingham Sunday, but there were *LOTS* of them that weren’t reported so widely and didn’t get into the national consiousness, as I discovered a few years ago.

  3. the OTHER Maria says

    Hi Jillian —

    Yeah, I’m wondering if you read the post, since I was specifically not talking about his sexism. I think it’s easy for his supporters to gloss over that, because of his age and his commitment to “traditional values.” What I find atrocious is that his supporters are FAR LESS LIKELY to call him out on his racism and xenophobia and the larger xenophobia of the present GOP. I really loved what Colin Powell said about this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYELqbZAQ4M

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