Dunkin' Donuts pulls Rachael Ray ad a...

Dunkin' Donuts pulls Rachael Ray ad after complaints

There are 114 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from May 29, 2008, titled Dunkin' Donuts pulls Rachael Ray ad after complaints. In it, Baltimore Sun 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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“Blinded By The Right”

Since: Aug 07

Long Island Sound

#2 May 29, 2008
No more pita bread for me.

Do terrorists drink coffee????
just me

Owings Mills, MD

#3 May 29, 2008
This has got to be the lamest, most tenuous link that the right-wing crazies have come up with in recent memory.

Gwynn Oak, MD

#4 May 29, 2008
'Revive Terri' might be the only cause of the wingnuts stupider than this one.

Begone with you fools (Malkin, Coulter, et al)

Shame on Dunkin' Donuts for caving..

Washington, DC

#5 May 29, 2008
A-ha! I always suspected that Rachael Ray was a terrorist.

Orlando, FL

#6 May 29, 2008
What will the right wing idiots think of next? This borders on hysteria. Don't they have something normal they can talk about?

Baltimore, MD

#7 May 29, 2008
Is the sky Falling? Only another extremest would see something sinister in a scarf. Note to Malkin: get a life!
Right Wing is Nuts

Potomac, MD

#8 May 29, 2008
Why don't these fools talk about the real issues affecting the United States? A lying president, an unnecessary war, environmental destruction, loss of jobs to corporate greed, health care needs, etc. A scarf that has no connection to anything other than a style preference is not an issue that I give a hoot about.
Tom P

Baltimore, MD

#9 May 29, 2008
What idiots Malkin and her merry band of cyberstalkers are. Congratulations morons, you succeeded in banning Paisley! I'm sure Americans will sleep better at night knowing that Stalkin' Malkin has singlehandedly disrupted the super secret, fabric pattern communications networks of evil "Islamofascists".

Next: Does Barbie hate America?

Nottingham, MD

#10 May 29, 2008
I have noticed that in all the terrorist videos and pictures, they are also wearing shirts and pants. I think we should, in keeping with the spirit of Michelle Malkin's comments, stop wearing shirts and pants. They also carry guns, we should stop carrying guns. They smoke cigarettes and drink coffee, so we should stop that. Pita bread and hummus, Kebobs... Oh wait, they drink milk... They always seem to have beards, we have to go for the clean shaven look too now. What else, hmmmmm....

These people are just getting stupid. Someone should tell Michelle Malkin that it's a f'ing scarf, not the PLO flag, you moron!!!

Charleston, SC

#11 May 29, 2008
I just don't get the reason to wear a scarf and drink iced coffee.
Lunatic Fringe

Baltimore, MD

#13 May 29, 2008
One only needs to consider the source. Michele Malkin should get a guide dog - the only similarities between Rachel Ray's scarf and Arafat's headdress is the color. Should we also ban black and white?

Shame on Dunkin Donuts for caving in to such histrionics.

Ridgely, MD

#14 May 29, 2008
I'm generally to the right of the political spectrum, but I must agree, this is about as stupid as it gets, even worse than some of the stuff Al Sharpton and Keith Olbermann come up with.

Baltimore, MD

#15 May 29, 2008
The sky is falling? We must run and tell the King!
Barbara Carroll

Concord, NC

#16 May 29, 2008
Oh so now Michelle Malkin is the self appointed fashion police - give me a break - of ALL the important things we have to worry about in this country right now this is SO far down on the list it's laughable - she has become the female version of Bill O'Reilly - Michelle - get a life !!! Most European women always wore scarves - Sophia Loren, Kim Novak - all made them fashionable LONG before the Middle Eastern women hit the spotlight - by accident I might add ! Did Mother Theresa look like a terrorist to you too ??

Tulsa, OK

#17 May 29, 2008
raveninfla wrote:
What will the right wing idiots think of next? This borders on hysteria. Don't they have something normal they can talk about?
You’re right. Let’s change the topic to something the left is more comfortable discussing such as how 9/11 was a Bush conspiracy.

Simpsonville, MD

#18 May 29, 2008
Blobs Park wrote:
Call it ridiculous but ads are carefully staged. The real purpose? Hard to say. But I wouldn't blow off the Muslim angle. You'd be surprised how many companies are trying to slip Muslim friendly messages in so they, not you, do not become the victims of religious angst.
And there you have it. This is the kind of mental midget that people like Malkin pander to, and it is the reason someone like her who really has nothing but ignorance to offer still gets any attention. "Muslim friendly?" So what if it is considered friendly to Muslims? Get a clue - terrorists come in all shapes and sizes, and plenty of them are CHRISTIANS as well as MUSLIMS, you dolt! If you'd open your eyes and realize that, you might learn something once in a while. It's so sad that Americans would rather accept the easy story than the truth. You probably don't even realize that many Muslims are white. This is an embarrassing, yet typical example of what the hardcore rightwingers have done to this once proud nation.

Gwynn Oak, MD

#20 May 29, 2008
This is so dumb. Everyone knows Dunkin Donuts caters to the Lutheran third sacrament of coffee and donuts. The only thing Muslim about Dunkin Donuts is the people who work in the stores. What normal person would look at Rachael's scarf and automatically assume she is a terrorist operative? This country is so taken by xenophobia and paranoia. Med schools need to turn out more psychiatrists and fewer plastic surgeons.
John F Kestler

Smithsburg, MD

#21 May 29, 2008
Wait a minute! Before we abandon this outrage, I think we ought to have a congressional investigation to prove or disprove that popin fresh and pilsbury doughboy are islamic jihadists!

Hartford, CT

#22 May 29, 2008
More dumb crap like this happening each day= terrorists have won.

United States

#23 May 29, 2008
Are you fricken kidding me? People have nothing else better to do than to bitch about stupid crap and find the littlest things wrong.

Next? Payless commercials to be completely removed because in some asian countries, its rude and insulting to show someone the bottom of your foot.

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