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Dan's Appearance on Al Jazeera

Reader comment on item: Opponents Say Arab-Themed School in NYC is a 'Madrassa'

Submitted by Rob (Saudi Arabia), Sep 20, 2007 at 12:51

I saw Dan's appearance on Al Jazeera yesterday debating KGIA - my first time seeing & hearing him speak.

I have to tip my hat to him for his calm and restrained demeanor - whilst I was ranting and raving and yelling at the tube - on this emotionally charged subject.

Dan - you're a better man than I am. I don't know how you do it.

I admit I haven't been the most objective observer on this topic since I first started reading about it - and even less objective since those outrageous T-shirts emblazoned with 'INTIFADA', and Ms. Almontaser's very smooth (just a bit too smooth) innuendo that New York girls somehow are "oppressed" and need to be liberated. She could sell refrigerator's to Eskimos with that silver tongue.

So - just what does the city that gave rise to such oppressed souls as Cindy Lauper - need to apologize for ?

My only complaint about Dan's appearance is that he didn't break-down the board members and their involvement with local mosques and CAIR. I would have loved to hear the lady defending KGIA respond to that one.

Oh Daddy dear you know you're still number one ! But girls just wanna have fun, girls just wanna have fun !


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