The Washington Post writes today about the recent ruckus over Campbell Soup’s introduction of a line of halal soups in Canada. Here’s their explanation of how it started:
Blogger Pamela Geller began calling for a boycott….
Stop. Just stop. Even if we agree on nothing else, can’t we agree never again to pursue a story that begins with those words? Especially one that has produced only a Facebook page with 3,500 friends — about as many as my cat could get if I set up a fan page for him — and, according to Campbell, hasn’t had the slightest actual effect on sales? Come on, people.