Houston we have a muslim uhm problem

As Canadians, and especially as someone living in Toronto, one of the most multicultural cities in the world, we can get a bit smug about how civilized and fair our society is.

Recently, a muslim kid in the states got handcuffed and fingerprinted for bringing a clock to school… because to those well versed in looney tunes, it looked like a bomb. Even though, they knew it wasn’t, and the kid insisted it was a clock, clearly this was an attempt to… terror something something.

Then of course, there is the old ‘ muslim president‘ thing, wink wink, B.H. Obama…

Of course, we’re not totally immune.

And, of course, once the rhetoric gets flowing, the stupid usually follows.

Can’t we all get along?

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