“We’re all Hussein now”


by Sunny
30th June, 2008 at 2:27 am    

I love this story in the New York Times. Some kids in the states have started adopting (albeit on Facebook) “Hussein” as their middle name to show solidarity for a name that the right-wingers are trying their best to to use perniciously. Heh.


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  1. Amrit — on 30th June, 2008 at 2:34 am  

    Wow, that is a wonderful story. Thanks for posting it, Sunny! It makes me feel all warm inside – which is exactly what I need after the latest issue of Private Eye. Damn, if I drank, it would’ve had me heading for a Scotch on the rocks – but this’ll do instead.

  2. MaidMarian — on 30th June, 2008 at 9:53 am  

    One can only wonder how many of these, ‘kids,’ will actually vote.

  3. Ala — on 30th June, 2008 at 12:41 pm  

    ‘We are all Hussein’- it sounds so much like a Shi’a slogan.

  4. Golam Hussein Murtaza — on 30th June, 2008 at 2:13 pm  

    Bring it on.

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