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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Fatwa Friday! Come on Down! Free Swords!


A Mitsubishi dealership in Ohio tested the bounds of good taste with a radio ad poking fun at Islamo-fascism. From the Detroit News:

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A car dealership's tongue-in-cheek radio advertisement declaring "a jihad on the automotive market," will not be changed, the company said, despite drawing sharp criticism that the ad's content is offensive.

Several stations rejected the spot from Dennis Mitsubishi, which boasts that sales representatives wearing "burqas" -- head-to-toe traditional dress for Islamic women -- will sell vehicles that can "comfortably seat 12 jihadists in the back."


"Our prices are lower than the evildoers' every day. Just ask the pope!" the ad says. "Friday is fatwa Friday, with free rubber swords for the kiddies."

I'm torn on this one. On one hand, mocking your enemy is a time honored tradition during times of war. On the other hand, you don't have to pretend to the enemy to mock him.


Anonymous said...

heh heh *snort* heh heh
it's funny, just as long as you don't show a picture of Mohammad. But then again, humor is lost on people who resort to violence when you, um, call them violent.

- Robot Ninja

Anonymous said...
we used this auto shipping company to ship our cars

Anonymous said...

you are a whore.

- Robot Ninja