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Salon Magazine Smears Pamela Geller
by AWR Hawkins
On April 2, Salon magazine carried a column by Chris Stedman accusing Pamela Geller of trying to drive a wedge between gays and Muslims. To do this, Stedman depicts Geller as a desperate, anti-Muslim zealot who is loathed by the gay community.
The problem: Geller is neither anti-Muslim nor without her supporters in the gay community. But these are facts that appear to have eluded Stedman.
Geller appears to have caught Stedman's attention via advertisements she'll soon be running in San Francisco, alerting gays to the opposition they face from Islamists. At no time in his column does Stedman differentiate between Muslims and Islamists--therefore, he intimates Geller is warning about Muslims in general, when she's actually warning about Islamists in particular.
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