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Old 15th January 2018, 11:32 PM   #1681
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Originally Posted by Stout View Post
It looks like everything happened the way it should

I'm still trying to wrap my head around this.



She was saddened to learn the story wasn't true ? Was she happy when she first heard it ? An 11 year old girl wasn't attacked and traumatized and this woman is saddened that she wasn't ?

Let me guess, Amira Elghawaby spends an awful lot of time calling people Islamophobes and she's just had a prime opportunity yanked out from under her.
I'd guess that she meant she was saddened that someone lied and that it could hurt their cause. Your second paragraph may be true but I've never heard of this person before 4 minutes ago, so <shrug>
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Old 19th January 2018, 04:00 PM   #1682
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Originally Posted by Stout View Post
It looks like everything happened the way it should

I'm still trying to wrap my head around this.



She was saddened to learn the story wasn't true ? Was she happy when she first heard it ? An 11 year old girl wasn't attacked and traumatized and this woman is saddened that she wasn't ?

Let me guess, Amira Elghawaby spends an awful lot of time calling people Islamophobes and she's just had a prime opportunity yanked out from under her.
I would guess she was attempting to be polite about it, rather than just saying "I was sad to find out that this was a total fraud that ends up working against a good cause"

ETA: What mgidm86 said ^^^
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Old 19th January 2018, 04:16 PM   #1683
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That could be what she meant. It just seemed an odd way to phrase it, for a writer.
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Old Yesterday, 06:27 AM   #1684
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The nerve of you guys. Haven't you learned that no matter how many of those horrific acts are found out to be fraudulent, the rest are definitely Trump supporters being racists.
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Old Yesterday, 06:54 AM   #1685
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Originally Posted by Wolrab View Post
The nerve of you guys. Haven't you learned that no matter how many of those horrific acts are found out to be fraudulent, the rest are definitely Trump supporters being racists.
I know you're been being sarcastic, but I would actually be willing to stipulate this, as a starting point for discussion.

On the other hand it seems that the current demand for hate crimes can only be met by an increase in the supply of counterfeit product.
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Old Yesterday, 05:13 PM   #1686
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Yeah, there haven't been enough murders and beatings. No problem.
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Originally Posted by tyr_13 View Post
Yeah, there haven't been enough murders and beatings. No problem.
LOL. Sarcasm. Unserious much?

What are you trying to say? Speak plainly.
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https://www.splcenter.org/news/2017/...-radical-right

"The most dramatic growth was the near-tripling of anti-Muslim hate groups – from 34 in 2015 to 101 last year."
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Originally Posted by Wolrab View Post
The nerve of you guys. Haven't you learned that no matter how many of those horrific acts are found out to be fraudulent, the rest are definitely Trump supporters being racists.
As the Unite the right march showed most trump supporters are really good people. Just one deplorable there and suddenly you have to condemn them all.
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
LOL. Sarcasm. Unserious much?

What are you trying to say? Speak plainly.
Look at all these false flags.

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/u-...ght-every-year

Good people, nothing deplorable about that.
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