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Reader comment on item: Reflections on the Revolution in France*
in response to reader comment: The media's coverage of France

Submitted by Mary (United Kingdom), Nov 10, 2005 at 03:15

I was merely trying to provide a rational explanation for Sultan's midguided ideas that people don't like him because he is Turkish. An unaccompanied lady not wanting to get into conversation with a single man because of possible misunderstandings is a more likely explanation than any objection to his ethnic background. I didn't mention his Middle Eastern appearance at all. I referred to a Middle Eastern man who tried to pick me up and made a commentary that their values about women don't coincide with ours. ...

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