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Erasing the 'Faces of Global Terrorism'
by Arnold Ahlert
In the same war against truth that recently saw the UK ban Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller, the FBI announced it will be pulling ads featuring wanted terrorists off Seattle-area buses, due to complaints that they stereotype Muslims.
The 46 ads are part of a campaign initiated by the Puget Sound Joint Terrorism Task Force for the State Department's "Rewards for Justice" program. Sixteen photos of wanted terrorists are featured beneath the heading, "Faces of Global Terrorism." Below the photos, the tagline reads, "Stop a Terrorist. Save Lives. Up to $25 Million Reward."
On Tuesday, Titan, the company handling King County Metro bus advertising, received a request from the agency task force, asking that the ads be taken down, according to King County Metro spokesman Jeff Switzer. Switzer further revealed that King County Metro had receive six complaints about the ad on its customer information line. FBI Special Agent Fred Gutt said the pullback was "a result of our continued engagement with the community and the feedback we are getting."
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