New York Times runs anti-Catholic smear ad, rejects ad that tells truth about Islam

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    Quite simple. Don't read the NYT. It is their right to run whatever ads they deem fit. It is each individual's right not to read their crappy fucking 'news'.
     
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    I would have run both ads or neither. But I'm not the NYT which is a private entity...not government.

    Whatcha gonna do? :doubt:
     
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    That would be a rational approach... but you are right, private entity... they can run or not run as they deem fit.

    Maybe they're scared of a fatwah being issued against them? :lol:
     
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    It seems to the in thing to slam Catholics, and bury your head in the sand in regards to Muslims.
     
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    I can see one rationale for it. The Catholic Church, unlike Islam, is an actual religious organization, with a hierarchy and an official doctrine. The equivalent of "It's time for moderates/liberals to leave Islam" would not be "leave the Catholic Church," but rather "leave Christianity." There are liberal and moderate Christians aplenty, just as there are liberal and moderate Muslims, and we don't expect them to give up their religion just because some Christians are intolerant jackasses. Why should we expect liberal and moderate Muslims, then, to give up Islam?
     
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    They are preaching to the choir.

    The dnc says hate on catholics, the nyt hates on chatholics.


    It's election time, expect nothing more.
     
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    Catholics are tough.. .. they can boycott the NYT.. they can and they should. you know why the NYT is hating on Catholics? it's just primal fear. Gingrich and Santorum are both Catholics. Now wouldn't that be a winning ticket? Fuck the NYT.
     
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    Gee, I don't know. The fact that Rush is a private entity and not the government didn't seem to bother you when you complained about him.
     
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    If that was actually their rational they would not have said they would consider the ad at a later date.

    Just saying.
     

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