Lowe’s manages to piss off 1.7 billion Muslims…and the thing that infuriates them the most is that they DO NOT CARE
Hardware retail giant Lowe’s has shown that it does not back down when faced with intimidation-using, intolerant Islamic activist groups like the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) who have threatened nationwide boycotts. As a reminder, CAIR is the same organization that provided aid to the families of the San Bernardino terrorists after the attack rather than the families of the victims who were gunned down by radical Islamists.
The controversy began after The Learning Channel ran a program called All American Muslimthat was a reality television show that followed the daily lives of 5 families that followed the religion of Islam. Other shows that aired on The Learning Channel include 19 Kids and Counting and Here Comes Honey BooBoo.
All American Muslim structured its shows with round-tables in which Muslims discuss the teachings of Islam as they pertain to modern day situations.
The show also follows the families throughout their days as they face the challenges of childbirth, marriage, conversion, and of course, intolerant Americans.
The show became an abysmal failure with an average of only 1 million viewers per episode throughout the first season. Its reception also garnered criticism from groups that accused the show of being “favorable propaganda for Islam.”
In response to the dismal ratings as well as the controversial nature of the show, over 60 companies removed themselves as sponsors of the show. Lowe’s Home Improvement was one such corporation, and released the statement,
“As you know, the TLC program ‘All-American Muslim’ has become a lightning rod for people to voice complaints from a variety of perspectives – political, social and otherwise. Following this development, dozens of companies removed their advertising from the program beginning in late November. Lowe’s made the decision to discontinue our advertising on Dec. 5. As we shared yesterday, we have a strong commitment to diversity
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