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TV's important part in enforcing public opinions

Reader comment on item: How Central Is Muslim Anti-Semitism?

Submitted by Julia S (United States), Aug 13, 2002 at 12:55

It is a known fact that tv programs play an important part in enforcing public opinions. Sarah only made a fool of herself by jumping in and claiming that what the child said is the opinion of a minority. I noticed that she used a very interesting tactic: at the beginning of the interview she made a point of mentioning some t-shirts with slogans, "a good Arab is a dead Arab." Apologists always try to bring up something not relevant to a particular discussion to make sure to that everyone knows that those for whom they are apologizing are not the only ones. The interesting thing is that there is concrete proof of the anti-semitism in the Arab world while in Israel it is "he said, she said" with no proof of such evil against the Arabs.


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