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Old September 12, 2012, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by mufi_02
Visit comment section in any political article in Yahoo News! You will see not only extreme Islamophobic comments but rampant over the board Anti-Semitism as well. These are you regular middle class Americans. These are trolls and they exist everywhere!
I live and interact with regular middle class Americans. I don't EVER recall them harboring views of intolerance such as these.

Sure, there are islamophobes and racists in the US (and they are slightly more vocal now, post tea-party crap). But to imply that the lay American is rampantly Islamophobic and anti-semitic is simply foolish.

Mufi bhai, from my experience I have met only a handful of Bengalis (or Muslims for that matter) who do not seriously entertain a fuc*ed-up world-view.
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