Why would this be controversial????

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Outrage as Walmart sell Israeli Army soldier's outfit as child's Halloween costume
    BY Laurie Hanna
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 9:43 AM
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    The outfit has outraged some people, who say it is inappropriate for children.
    Walmart has sparked controversy by offering an Israeli Army soldier’s outfit as a children’s Halloween costume.

    The controversial outfit — on sale at the reduced price of $27.44 — has outraged social media users.

    The costume, which features Hebrew writing, is similar to that worn by the Israeli Defence Force elite units and paratroopers.

    The sale of the outfit comes at a time of increased violence between Israel and Palestinians.

    On the company’s website, the item is listed for sale and reads, “The Israeli Soldier Costume for Kids includes product comes complete with: shirt, pants, belt and hat.

    “When Halloween time rolls around, make this item part of your child's complete ensemble.”

    But on Twitter, users were outraged that the controversial outfit was on sale.

    Susan John-Richards wrote: “Boycott Walmart, protect innocence.”

    More than 40 Palestinians have died in unrest in Israel and the Palestinian territories this month, reported the BBC.

    Nine Israelis have been killed and dozens have also been wounded in stabbings and gun attacks.

    In 2013, it was also one of several retailers to remove an Osama bin Laden-themed costume that caused outrage.

    Walmart have yet to formally respond.
     
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  2. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    A few people love to be "outraged".....Beat them over the head like a baby seal
     
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    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    People aren't happy if they aren't offended. If you don't like it don't buy it isn't comprehensible to them.
     
  4. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Ban social media....What a pleasant world it would be
     
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  5. Jewlican

    Jewlican Not this shit again!

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    Where's the Young Palestinian (comes complete with butcher knife) costume?
     
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    reno VIP Extreme Gold

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    People have too much free time.
     
  7. Divorce Chicken

    Divorce Chicken Willy one plunge VIP

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    This better?
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    Why would a parent want their kid to dress as foreign fighter? :oy2:I guess the US Army isn't good enough, huh?:flag:
     
  9. Jewlican

    Jewlican Not this shit again!

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    Nevermind, found it.

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  10. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Cute 'lil fella
     
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    clearly you missed 2014's Walmart Halloween costume outrage crisis

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    Jewlican Not this shit again!

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    I find this highly offensive! I'm off to write a strongly-worded letter to my Congressman, that sammy - loving bastard!

    PS - Oh, it's a Pashtun costume, not Palestinian. That's much better.
     
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    LOL Suicide bomber baby.
     
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    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

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    What am they be waiting for?
     
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    I never owned a gun in my life but Christ as a kid I had an arsenal of plastic guns that could take on any gook army. We really have lost our grip on our manhood
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    :winner: Exactly.
     
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    Almost the same as during the US vs Mexico soccer match and all the native-born Mexicans in Calif were cheering for Mexico?

    I wonder if they sell toddler US army outfits in Israel...
     
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    Pussy world
     
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    does it come with tefillian?
     
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    yes

    even more weird some israeli kids dress up for purim (jewish halloween) as santa clause