I'm a bit gobsmaked by Reza Aslan's comments on Tuesday's 360 concerning reciprocity. He said for the Pope "to make the kind of generalization that, somehow, the Islamic world doesn't allow the propagation of Christianity or the construction of Christian churches or Jewish synagogues is just simply incorrect". Excuse my French, but what the hell is he smoking? Of course the Muslim world discourages the building of Christian sanctuaries on their soil. Don't they believe that their lands are sacred and desecrated by Christians and Jews? I listen to his segment twice because I thought I had heard him wrong.
Onto some fangurl fashion talk. Did Anderson's jacket seem familiar to you? It's not one that I ever remember seeing in the studio, but it sure did look like the one he wore in Iraq when he visited the United States Embassy. At that time we joked that he borrowed it from Nic Robertson, now I'm wondering if we were right. Looks to me like he wore it with a pair of dark jeans. All in all a very nice combination.
While we're on the fashion subject would anyone like to take a stab at what was going on with Delia's scarf? Not a great fashion statement.
Does it seem like AC always develops a cold when on these trips to the far corners of the globe? Well I think it's happening again. He needs to start taking Airborne.
I lost count of how many times Anderson has explained to us the geography of Turkey. He even called in Tom with his maps. I love Tom and his maps, by the way.So AC's fascination with Turkey being on 2 continents has got me wondering if I could interest Anderson in visiting 4 Corners? That's where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Nevada all meet. You can stand on a bronze marker and be in all 4 states at the same time. I think AC'd have a grand old time with that one. I can see him explaining 'well my right leg in in AZ and my left is in NM and one arm is in NV, etc" We could even bring in Tom and the maps!
Here's another entry in our video contest. This one was created and submitted
by Bookasylum with music by Amanda Marshall. Enjoy!
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Posted by Phebe at 1:25 AM