Enemedia stooges willingly play patsy to the unintentionally comical but deceitful Hamas-CAIR #MyJihad campaign. Big media stooges run these fallacious "news" stories while Hamas-CAIR uses women and children as human shields, taking a page from their mother org, Hamas.
So it is good (and rare) to see a reporter with a semblance of journalistic integrity. Tiffany Gabbay over at The Blaze does a fine, objective job in reporting on the latest city to carry our counter jihad ads.
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Despite CAIR Push-Back, Controversial Anti-Jihad Ads Launch in DC Metro Stations The Blaze, March 8, 2013
In October 2012, Pamela Geller — a
blogger and the executive director of the American Freedom Defense
Initiative — told TheBlaze in an exclusive interview
about plans to expand her controversial DC-based ad campaign that
features an image of Osama bin Laden. The ad is meant to shed light on
the fact that jihad is a tenet of Islam, but some critics argue that the
ad marginalizes all Muslims. Geller and others who support the ad
campaign, meanwhile, maintain it is directed at fighting jihad and
Geller was embroiled in a long battle
with New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) over her ads
as well, but a judge ruled in her favor. After additional push-back
from MTA, the outspoken activist’s ads were permitted so long as they
carried a disclaimer stating that the MTA itself did not endorse the
message. Geller won a similar case with the DC’s Washington Metro
Transit Authority (WMATA) and now, her
string of ads have launched in subway stations across the DC-metro area.
The campaign, which will run for one month, is also meant to
satirize CAIR’s “MyJihad”
ad campaign, which seeks to minimize the definition of jihad and
portray it as a harmless inner-struggle within one’s-self alone.
The Council on American Islamic
Relations (CAIR) has not been a fan of the initiative, needless to say,
and has fought to have the ads removed on the basis that it is offensive
to Muslims. CAIR executive director Ibrahim Hooper was featured in a
Fox5 news segment about the ads on Friday, stating that Geller is “one
of the nation’s leading anti-Muslim bigots” and that the Southern
Poverty Law Center named her “as one of the nation’s inner circle of
hatemongers of Islam.”
Subway-goers were also asked their
opinion of the ad, with some saying that they do not like seeing bin
Laden’s face given his role in the 9/11 attacks. This, however, is
likely Geller’s point as she seeks to have Americans remember rather
than forget the extent of damage radical Islam can cause.
“Seeing his face especially. That’s not
a face you want to see too often, especially after what he did to this
country,” said Metro traveler Anisa Bailey during the interview.
Struggling to have her ads placed in DC
Metro stations is not the first obstacle Geller has faced, however.
After four years hosting popular events at the Conservative Political
Action Conference (CPAC) where she has invited guests like Dutch MP
Geert Wilders and former congressman Allen West to speak about radical
Islam, the outspoken activist has not been granted
a venue at the conference this year. Still, she, along with champions
of the First Amendment have retained one small victory with the judge’s
ruling to allow her anti-jihad ad campaign to move forward.
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