It’s Not About a Can of Diet Soda: United Airline’s Dismissive and Reductive Response to Islamophobia

1560536_812847692167587_7947844159313778386_nOkay, so. This should be obvious by now, and no one should have to point out that “Hey, this isn’t about a simple can of diet coke, people! This is about a larger issue that actually has violent and lethal consequences for many who are subjected to it!” But apparently, it’s not that obvious, and, let alone the media, even United Airlines is being all “we did try to accommodate her request for a diet soda, but there was some confusion and misunderstanding.” Confusion and misunderstanding my Muslim foot.

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