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Fox News suggests Muslims should stop bombing and burning people if they want better TV portrayals

  • On Sunday, a few days after Trump dropped the “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan, a panel of Fox News hosts told the Muslim community not to “set off bombs” if they want better media representation.
  • The comments came after Homeland actor Mandy Patinkin’s interview with MSNBC on Friday. Patinkin said the show was dedicated to de-escalating the fear of Muslims and refugees.
  • “In movies, it was the cowboys and Indians, the nazis and communists,” Patinkin said. “Now, they’ve chosen the Muslim community — a community who has made contributions to the world of a monumental nature.”
  • Of course, the hosts over at Fox & Friends Weekend had a problem with Patinkin’s remarks.
  • “Do we remember who the bombers of the Boston Marathon were?” cohost Jon Scott said. “I mean, just an aside to the Muslim community, if you don’t want to be portrayed in a negative light, maybe don’t burn people alive and set off bombs and things like that." 
  • Several Twitter users pointed out the hypocrisy and flawed logic in their response. Read more (4/17/17 12:35 PM)

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get to know me meme: 1\10 musicals → sunday in the park with george (1984)

Artists are bizarre, fixed, cold / That’s you, George / You’re bizarre, fixed cold / I like that in a man / Fixed, cold / God, it’s hot up here / Well, there are worse things / Than staring at the water on a Sunday / There are worse things / Than staring at the water / As you’re posing for a picture / Being painted by your lover / In the middle of the summer / On an island in the river on a Sunday

Greenaway: Gideon, will you tell him that I don’t need to go to the hospital?
Gideon: Regulations are regulations. You’re all right?
Greenaway: Yeah, I’m fine, ‘dad.’
Gideon: Elle?
Greenaway: Yeah?
Gideon: Don’t ever call me 'dad’ again. [walks away]
Greenaway: [to Reid] How do you think he’d feel about 'mom?’
Reid: Let me know when you’re going to do that, so I can run.
—  Elle Greenaway, Jason Gideon, Spencer Reid. Season 1 Episode 9. Criminal Minds quote of the day.