Newsweek's 'Muslim Rage' cover becomes Twitter joke
Newsweek's 'Muslim Rage' cover was meant to spark discussion on anti-American violence worldwide.
Sarah WolfeSeptember 17, 2012 15:01
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Newsweek's controversial "Muslim Rage" cover was meant to
spark discussion on anti-American violence, but instead became a joke on
Twitter among Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
The magazine is taking criticism for the cover, which screams "MUSLIM RAGE" in all caps atop a photo of two wild-eyed, bearded men.
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The new issue also leads with an article by the highly-polarizing Ayaan Hirsi Ali about the protests in the Middle East and elsewhere worldwide over a film produced in the US that mocks the Prophet Muhammad.
Magazine editors invited readers to discuss the cover using the hashtag #muslimrage, which has since been mocked on Twitter.
Here are some of the most memorable links and tweets in response:
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