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Arab-Americans delight in Miss USA victory by Lebanese immigrant

There are 61 comments on the TwinCities.com story from May 16, 2010, titled Arab-Americans delight in Miss USA victory by Lebanese immigrant. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Donald Trump's Miss USA pageant sure knows how to make headlines. Arab-Americans rejoiced Monday over Sunday night's crowning of raven-haired beauty Rima Fakih, a 24-year-old Lebanese immigrant from Michigan, calling it a victory for diversity in the United States, especially at a time when Arabs suffer from negative stereotypes in this country - ...

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Ron Reagan

Minneapolis, MN

#1 May 17, 2010
Poor girl, now the radicals will have to go after her with death threats.
MinnesotaGuy

Minneapolis, MN

#2 May 17, 2010
Remind me why beauty contests are news-worthy again?
whoa

Hugo, MN

#3 May 17, 2010
And, us guys are delighted with that li'l video of your poledance!!!!
The Truth

Saint Paul, MN

#4 May 17, 2010
Sure they do. Sounds like PC Liberal BS to me.
Muzzel Em

Minneapolis, MN

#5 May 17, 2010
Crowning her as a beauty champion must have been the feel-good minute of the year for those freak-show judges.

All for one, one for all and all against the US.
michael hakani

Saint Paul, MN

#6 May 17, 2010
it is very nice when we read and watch positive stuff about arab and muslims american the media is evil and is promoting hatret, god bless america
Lil Joe

Saint Paul, MN

#7 May 17, 2010
Miss Arizona protested. She demanded Miss Michigan show her ID before being crowned.
Seeker

Gilbert, AZ

#8 May 17, 2010
If she had been a Christian, she would have turned it down in disgaust at the judging.
RGG

Burnsville, MN

#10 May 17, 2010
MinnesotaGuy wrote:
Remind me why beauty contests are news-worthy again?
Because an Arab-American won. If an Irish, Italian, British, African, etc - American won you would have missed it.
Seeker

Gilbert, AZ

#11 May 17, 2010
RGG wrote:
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Because an Arab-American won. If an Irish, Italian, British, African, etc - American won you would have missed it.
Which means that it wasn't really a beauty contest.
No Way

Minneapolis, MN

#12 May 17, 2010
What? She's a Lebanese? Are the gays taking over EVERYTHING?
Bill

Minneapolis, MN

#13 May 17, 2010
It's a beauty contest. Beauty is somewhat subjective but there are some things we can all agree on. She won. Sheesh.
nyuk nyuk nyuk

United States

#14 May 17, 2010
actually most Americans are anti-ILLEGAL immigration, not anti-immigration ...
Bob the Bilderberg

Minneapolis, MN

#16 May 17, 2010
That's pretty good to win a swimsuit competition while wearing a burka.
Another BHO Gig

Saint Paul, MN

#17 May 17, 2010
BHO controls the Mis-USA contest now?

Where will it stop?
hdog

Elk River, MN

#18 May 17, 2010
No matter.....your countrymen still suck.
jack

Hutchinson, MN

#19 May 17, 2010
She is not American there is no such thing
Seeking truth

Evansville, IN

#20 May 17, 2010
whoa wrote:
And, us guys are delighted with that li'l video of your poledance!!!!
With her clothes on? You must spend too much time ice fishing.
twell

Saint Paul, MN

#22 May 17, 2010
I smell political correctness run amuk!!! This is such a sham competition, why does anyone even follow it... Miss OK. won this thing hands down but the ARAB was hand picked prior to the end.... Good for you Miss OK. You spoke your mind and you spoke the truth! This spells the end for this competition. It reeks of corruption!
Douglas Aanenson

Minneapolis, MN

#21 May 17, 2010
How did she win the contest wearing a burkha? Did they judge her on her eyes and fingernails?

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