You Can Blow Them Up, But You Can`t Marry Them: Billboard With White Soldier, Veiled Wife Protested
November 04, 2013, 09:18 PM
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You Can Blow Them Up, But You Cant Marry Them: Billboard With White Soldier, Veiled Wife Protested

Billboard in L.A. for anti-snoring product

From AdWeek:
Sleep Aid Defends Billboard Featuring U.S. Soldier With a Muslim Wife `There are couples like this`
Are there?

White American with veiled wife?

I imagine there are a few, but a very few.

One of the many drags of America`s endless efforts to win the hearts and minds of Muslims by blowing them up is that taking their women is almost completely off-limits. You can blow them up, but you can`t marry them.

In contrast, the Germans, Italians, and even Japanese were pretty good sports about G.I.`s marrying their womenfolk. For example, in the later 1970s through 1990s in the San Fernando Valley, about half of my mom`s social circle of bridge ladies were a half-dozen old German warbrides of high degrees of gemütlichkeit. She was booked to go with them on a return visit to Germany and Austria, when illness forced her to drop out, which is too bad because the trip sounded like it would have been a blast for her.