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So, Menem's Middle-Eastern background caused or abetted the Buenos Aires synagogue bomb?

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
in response to reader comment: Carlos Menem

Submitted by Margaret Hopewell (United States), Jan 27, 2008 at 13:28

I am certain many people on this site do not care for Bill Clinton. But by the logic of sender "thereisnomore santaclaus," Clinton's Christianity caused or abetted McVeigh's bombing in Oklahoma City. And remember that McVeigh timed it to mark the anniversary of Christian militia David Koreish's last stand in Waco and that he was enomored of several rascist groups with Bible-based agendas.

I am tired of people who are so wrapped in the hysteria of sources ... that they cannot think for themselves. Imagine condemning a whole religion based on the crimes of some who carry that religion's name. Christians would be in big PR trouble. Or substitute "race" for "religion," and we have good old-fashioned rascism. Islamophobia is real.

Has anyone ever considered that the fear and hatred that gave rise to Anti-Semitism has been transferred in the American psyche from Jews to Muslims and Middle Easterners in general?


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