Who Is Really Gross and Racist?

Faisal Saeed Al Mutar

I will assume that you watched or at least heard about the debate between actor Ben Affleck and Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof versus comedian Bill Maher and best-selling author Sam Harris on the October 3, 2014, episode of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.

The subject of the rather-heated discussion was whether Maher and Harris could criticize the religion of Islam without being “gross and racist" toward Muslims, something Affleck and Kristof said was essentially impossible.

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