Bloggers Rip Dunkin' Donuts 'Jihad' S...

Bloggers Rip Dunkin' Donuts 'Jihad' Scarf

There are 87 comments on the WNBC New York story from May 29, 2008, titled Bloggers Rip Dunkin' Donuts 'Jihad' Scarf. In it, WNBC New York reports that:

Dunkin' Donuts has pulled an online advertisement featuring Rachael Ray after complaints that a fringed black-and-white scarf that the celebrity chef wore in the ad offers symbolic support for Muslim extremism ...

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Josephine

Woodcliff Lake, NJ

#1 May 29, 2008
This is so riduclous!!!
Give us a break already!!!!

Since: May 08

Philly

#2 May 29, 2008
What?!? Are you kidding me. Does that catholic cross now indicate that all priets are pedophiles? Its a muslim religious symbol, minus the paisley of course. I thought there was a freedom of religion in these united states. So when I see a muslim walking down the street completely covered from head to toe, I can tell them to remove it because it reminds me of terrorism and jihad? That maybe the dumbest thing I have heard in a while. Ummm Ms. Malkin, when will you start demending that all catholics remove their crosses before leaving the house. Shame on you DD, you should first and foremost stick up for the rights of everyone, not bow to malkin's religious views.
Carol

Brandon, FL

#3 May 29, 2008
Must we all need to second guess what we wear? Ridiculous!
Mike

United States

#4 May 29, 2008
Americans are so IDIOTIC!
bare it

United States

#5 May 29, 2008
Lets all just go naked. No clothes at all.
travel momma

Blue Bell, PA

#6 May 29, 2008
Be real this is America. Rachel is a terrfic host both day time and food network, I am sure she was not aware the scraf she had on would cause stir. love my DD coffee. America runs on DD.
Copper

Wood Dale, IL

#7 May 29, 2008
Oh, for Pete's sake... it's a SCARF. Also called a SHAWL. And it has various other names depending on the language and country.

It's the simplest manufactured garment in human history -- a square piece of cloth that can be folded and worn in a myriad of ways. It's been worn as a head covering, body wrap, and neck covering/decoration for centuries by millions and millions of people.

It is NOT a symbol of Islamic Terrorism!!!

Sheesh... and no wonder everyone thinks Americans are idiots.
buddah

Stanford, CA

#8 May 29, 2008
its because of 9-11 that congress and their mamas have made us perceive that all muslims are bad.... has anyone ever thought of that day being a set up by hmmmm i wonder bush.... u cant make someone do something if its part of their religion ure offending God himself because he does portray himself in all images.... forget politics people it doesnt matter where ure from we all bleed the same color muslim christian hindu buddhist even all u satan worshippers... what u gonna do now dunkin donuts?
Sadie

United States

#9 May 29, 2008
Are you serious???? Most of us would have NO idea about this symbolism! Get a grip people!
Phillybits

Tuscumbia, AL

#10 May 29, 2008
It's Michelle Malkin, people. What else do you expect from a once up-and-coming ultra-conservative voice to a has-been blogger-journalist?

In other news, however, Malkin's comrades are now smearing WWII vets and downplaying the significance of Nazi slave labor camps.

I kid you not - http://tinyurl.com/6gxbq9
J_Doe

Newington, CT

#11 May 29, 2008
OH people.....PLEASE get over yourselves.
Eastie

Manchester, CT

#12 May 29, 2008
Why are we bowing down to towel heads?
fed up new yorker

Astoria, NY

#13 May 29, 2008
yeah for dunkin donuts
sit

Maple Shade, NJ

#14 May 29, 2008
So every person that wears acowboy hat should be interpreted as an idiot?
Evelyn

White Plains, NY

#15 May 29, 2008
It's too bad that people have to get together to protest such a riduculous thing. Maybe if they were a wee bit smarter they would get together and protest something a little bit more important, maybe like the ridiculous gas prices, or the healthcare problem this country is having, but no, we'll focus on something stupid, like a scarf. Gotta love this country!
ECW

Brooklyn, NY

#16 May 29, 2008
As much as most muslims want you to believe, the headscarf they wear is not religious. It is a cultural thing. My cousin's husband is a muslim from Pakistan and this is what he told me. His daughter from Pakistan never wore one until after 9/11/01 so I feel there is a statement there.

I haven't seen the picture but whatever Rachel Ray was wearing, it doesn't even sound like there was any statement.
WTF

Tustin, CA

#17 May 29, 2008
sit wrote:
So every person that wears acowboy hat should be interpreted as an idiot?
and everyone from Mount Laurel, NJ to boot.
WTF

Tustin, CA

#18 May 29, 2008
Mike wrote:
Americans are so IDIOTIC!
What are you? If your not an American I hope you are leaving soon! if you are you are part of the problem in these United States!
WTF

Tustin, CA

#19 May 29, 2008
bare it wrote:
Lets all just go naked. No clothes at all.
Sounds good to me
May

Manchester, CT

#20 May 29, 2008
WTF wrote:
<quoted text>
What are you? If your not an American I hope you are leaving soon! if you are you are part of the problem in these United States!
What are you talking about? I am an American and I think that as a country we are stupid

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