First, I just want to say that Lowe’s Home Improvement didn’t do anything inherently wrong in pulling their advertising time from TLC’s TV show “All-American Muslim” recently. They have the right to do what they want with their dollar.
I do, however, have a problem with them bending to the bigoted, extremist paranoia of The Florida Family Association, a conservative group that got a bunch of their buddies to send-out a mass letter calling companies to pull their advertising from the show. They claim that the All-American Muslim is
…propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda’s clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values. Notice the lack of specifics regarding what ‘the Islamic agenda’ is, and also the subtle implication that Islam is unamerican.