Skip to comments.Saudis Demand McDonald’s Be Punished For Happy Meal Toy That Insults Muhammed
Posted on 05/29/2012 6:16:21 AM PDT by massmike
The people of Saudi Arabia are furious with the McDonalds fast food chain for a toy which they say desecrates the name of Muhammed, the prophet of Islam. They are demanding retribution.
According to the Arabic news website, Kermalkom.com,
[the McDonald's fast food restaurant] abused the Prophet Muhammad by placing his name at the base of a toy that is being distributed as part of the Happy Meal, a toy which steps on the name Muhammad.
The toy is a blue super hero on a blue base. The toy looks like a Mighty Morphin Power Ranger samurai warrior. The toy stand on one of its legs and the other leg hangs over the side of the base. When a lever is pressed the toys other leg smahes against the base of the toy in a stomping motion.
The Saudis are claiming that the base of the toy, where it stomps its foot, is covered with the name Muhammed. They claim the name is written several times in circles all over the base so every time it stomps it is stomping on Muhammed.
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Like my dad never said: If you’re religion is so moronic that it can be demeaned by a Happy Meal Toy, then find another damn religion, son. And get me a beer while you’re looking.
Yeah that’s not even close... US companies shouldn’t back down as the muzzie’s will always be up in arms and offended at something.
Can’t believe this for an instant, but, if this is true, I WANT ONE!
This is Islam: Upset at a Happy Meal and an ice cream cone yet totally okay with marrying 9 year old girls...
My comment was an observation on the reality OR the perception that the squiggles represent the name of Muhammed.
Either way, it appears that nobody in Mickey D's upper management and advertising/art departments were too swift in checking out the design....unless they were looking for an uproar for publicity purposes....or it was sly sabotage.
Otherwise, I couldn't care less if anyone's feelings are hurt over squiggles on a piece of plastic junk from hamburger heaven.
I take a different tack: I am SOOO done with the perpetually-offended. The homosexuals that get all upset at the slightest provocation; the racial off-limits just about everywhere, and the Religion of the Perpetually Upset (Islam). I say screw 'em. Man up. Learn how to deal with words.
I'm actually starting to go out of my way to offend the delicate little bastards.
If I owned a company, I would headquarter it outside the US to avoid the Feds breathing down my neck, and then I would *purposely* offend certain groups, and rely on the backlash to gain customers in more rebellious, mainstream customer bases.
Taking for granted that the muzzies’ accusations are true *cough* Mickey D’s still has an inventory of the offending “action figures” to get rid of.
They should baggie the remainer in packages of ten and market them as targets in American gun stores.
Very cool! I need about three of these.
Give them all coupons for a free pork sandwich.
Why do we care? Catering to their idiotic nonsense is insane!
” MoHamHead. “
New ham sandwich!....FREE with purchase of a McRib sandwich.
I may have to go to McDonalds to pick one of these up.
I don't care.
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