Dror - the reactionary primitive side of America - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 30.04.06 | 19:32 (IDT)

    "Americans are an open people, but when you touch upon their more reactionary primitive side, watch out." - Dror The GOP just tried to play up to that side by stoking a hate campaign against Mexicans, and so far it has backfired. There is, excepting the religious right, no general animosity towards Muslims. Back in 2001 I drove past the local mosque on the way to work every morning. At first the turnout for morning prayers was way down. Helped me, easier to drive in the dark without having to worry about parked cars and people walking. After a few weeks things began to return to normal, and after a month, the Muslims were back, parking on Bintliff and walking in the road. . . They had, I am certain, first feared retaliation, and then came to see it wasn't in Americans to hold them responsible for what some Saudi lunatics did.

    from the article: Ah, where are those Arabs?
    First published 00:00 30.04.06 | Last updated 00:00 30.04.06
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