On the “Ordinary Muslim”

I’ve posted twice already about the Lowe’s fiasco. Here’s an addendum:

While this satire perpetuates the “they’re just like ordinary Americans” trope, what I like about it is that it’s designed to upset stereotypes. It reminds me of the “Ordinary Muslim Man” meme, which similarly sets up a stereotype and then tries to undermine it:

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One Response to On the “Ordinary Muslim”

  1. Sabio Lantz says:

    I wonder what “an ordinary Atheist man” or “an ordinary Atheist child” would look like?
    I’ve lived in Pakistan and I am still confused how to feel about it all.

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