Take a Gander at these Tee Shirts

Richard Silverstein’s Tikun Olam blog has a post about t-shirts being sported by IDF soldiers to commemorate their experiences in Gaza.

G. [soldier in an elite unit]: “These are shirts for around the house, for jogging, in the army. Not for going out. Sometimes people will ask you what it’s about.”

Of the shirt depicting a bull’s-eye on a pregnant woman, he said: “…It doesn’t really mean anything. I mean it’s not like someone is gonna go and shoot a pregnant woman.”

What is the idea behind the shirt from July 2007, which has an image of a child with the slogan “Smaller – harder!”?

“It’s a kid, so you’ve got a little more of a problem, morally, and also the target is smaller.”

The article includes pictures of several such shirts. It’s eye-opening.
By the way, the caption on the tee shirt of the pregnant Arab woman in the crosshairs is, “1 Shot 2 Kills.”


Filed under arab, miscellaneous, outrages

3 responses to “Take a Gander at these Tee Shirts

  1. …Really kinda sick if you think about it. I take that back, you don’t even have to think about it. It’s just sick.


  2. Pingback: Arabists Anonymous, Racists T-Shirts and a Cute Parrot « Mantiq al-Tayr

  3. knightofrook

    I recently opened a Cafe Press shop, you might want to check it out! (especially if you like blonde jokes…..

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