Wednesday, October 11, 2006

It's our favorite moonbats again

Yep, the religion of perpetually aggrieved ignorance:

According to a report on The Middle East Media Research Institute, Apple's NY Fifth Avenue store has been slammed by "an Islamic website" as a "new insult to Islam".

The reason? Well, it resembles the Muslims' sacred Ka'ba, situated in the Masjid al-Haram mosque in Mecca:

The "Islamic website" claims that since the offending structure is known as the "Apple Mecca", and "contains bars selling alcoholic beverages", it constitutes "a blatant insult to Islam". The site accordingly calls on Muslims to spread the word in the hope that "Muslims will be able to stop the project".
Aside from the Apple info being BS, I don't see what why they have their caftans in a twist:

Apple Store vs Kaaba

Update: Sheesh, it looks like it's all Mark Morford's fault. Based on the comments to his post, the Queen of San Francisco Sex Toys finally found some folks whose derangement is greater than his.