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  •  fear and hate (0+ / 0-)

    Too obvious, but R's aren't the only ones willing to use fear and hate for political ends. Just look at the Democratic reaction to the Dubai ports deal. Shouldn't get too high and mighty on this point, IMO.

    •  Dubai was a real problem, (0+ / 0-)

      and not because it was run by arabs, but because radical Islamist are a significant force in every Middle eastern and SE asian government, IIndia probably excepted) whether Arab or not.

      Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

      by StrayCat on Mon Mar 20, 2006 at 11:58:25 AM PST

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      •  so... (0+ / 0-)

        it was just a happy coincidence that Democrats were able to use anti-Arab sentiments for political ends? Somehow, I don't see how that is any better.

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