Rachael Ray's 'Terror Scarf' Ad Yanked

Rachael Ray sporting jihadist neckwear, righty bloggers say
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 28, 2008 9:44 AM CDT
Rachael Ray's 'Terror Scarf' Ad Yanked
Palestinian student supporters of Fatah gather under a poster of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat wearing his trademark keffiyeh.   (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Dunkin' Donuts has pulled an ad featuring TV chef Rachael Ray after conservative commentators got tied in knots over her scarf, the Boston Globe reports. The black-and-white scarf around her neck looked a little too much like a keffiyeh—the traditional headwear of Arab men—for some observers, who howled in outrage and threatened a boycott over the supposed link to the "murderous Palestinian jihad." (Read more headscarves stories.)

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