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Reader comment on item: Nike and 9/11

Submitted by Swaminathan (Canada), Sep 12, 2006 at 16:38

  • "apologized to the Islamic community for any unintentional offense to their sensibilities";
  • "implemented a global recall" of certain samples;
  • "diverted shipments of the commercial products in question from ‘sensitive' markets";
  • "discontinued all models with the offending logo";
  • "implemented organizational changes to their design department to tighten scrutiny of logo design";
  • promised to work with CAIR "to identify Muslim design resources for future reference";
  • took "measures to raise their internal understanding of Islamic issues";
  • donated $50,000 for a playground at an Islamic school;
  • recalled about 38,000 shoes and had the offending logo sanded off.

    So much for dhimmitude. At this rate i am afraid i have to get 'approval' from CAIR for everything i use on a day to day basis lest i offend the followers of 'The religion of peace' into being provoked into beheading me.

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