Sacha Baron Cohen is doing his part to make sure the Arabs love us with his new movie “The Dictator.” His character seems kind of loosely based on Libya’s Muammar Gadafi, but with a beard and I am sure Cohen’s new movie is going to do for the Arab Spring what “Borat” did for Kazakhstan. Also starring Megan Fox, who does her part with a racy pictorial of famous dictators as hot chicks. The movie also stars Ben Kingsley who limits his promotional efforts to appearing in the trailer because, well, he’s not hot and when I look at him all I think of is Ghandi. And there’s nothing wrong with that, but, well… you know. Anyhow, enjoy the trailer. Can’t wait to see this in Jerusalem. Or Ramallah for that matter…

Yes. That is Megan Fox as Hot Hitler. Stern condemnation from the ADL coming in 3… 2… 1…

OK, ok, ok. Hang on a minute. The ADL hasn’t actually condemned Megan Fox. And we like to poke fun at them but now we can give them kudos for their latest missive. See, Lowe’s Home Improvement was running ads on this reality TV show called “All-American Muslim.” After receiving complaints from a creepy conservative, Christian, anti-Muslim group called the Florida Family Association, Loews pulled their ad from the TLC show. The ADL’s response? “We are disappointed with Lowe’s decision to pull advertising from TLC’s ‘All-American Muslim’, since it appears that they took this action in response to an appeal that was rooted in anti-Muslim prejudice,” said Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director. Good on ya Abe for calling on Loew’s bullshit response that the company removed its ads because the program “raised concerns, complaints or issues from multiple sides of the viewer spectrum.” Right. What spectrum is that? The knuckle dragging, ignorant, red neck klansman spectrum?

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Founder and Publisher of Jewlicious, David Abitbol lives in Jerusalem with his wife, newborn daughter and toddler son. Blogging as "ck" he's been blocked on twitter by the right and the left, so he's doing something right.

3 Comments

  • His accent sounds like a mash-up of Sandler’s Zohan, Turturro’s Fantom and Smigel’s Triumph the Insult Comic Dog.

    In other words, genius.

  • Hey! I am actually in that trailer. As he parades down Fifth Avenue on a camel, I am/was standing near the corner on the sidewalk boo’ing him.

    • Shut. Up! That is so cool! Did you and Cohen hang out and kick it afterward? And how about that Megan Fox, eh? Eh??

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