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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Linda Sarsour (National Network for Arab-American Communities, Hijabi Revolution)

On The Posner Show, Sarah talks to Linda about her recent debate with Pamela Geller over anti-Muslim subway ads in New York. They also discuss the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on hate crimes, which Linda attended. Is the US government doing enough to combat domestic extremism? Sarah asks about the American media coverage of protests against an offensive YouTube video in various Muslim countries. Linda criticizes Romney’s recent comments about Palestinians, but also criticizes Obama for never visiting a mosque. Plus: Can Twitter be used to fight Islamophobia?

Recorded:Sep 20    Posted:Sep 20, 2012
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The Posner Show | Sep 20, 2012 | Sarah Posner & Linda Sarsour

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