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.”
“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)
endless list of favorite musicals [9/?] - Sunday In The Park With George ↳ Finishing the hat, how you have to finish the hat. How you watch the rest of the world from a window…while you finish the hat.
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
Mandy Patinkin (who played the role of ‘George’ in the 1984 Original Production) and Jake Gyllenhaal as 'George’ chat backstage at the hit musical revival of 'Sunday in The Park with George’ on Broadway at The Hudson Theatre on March 12, 2017 in New York City.