2. Newsweek then offered readers a venue to discuss the controversial issue with the hashtag #MuslimRage
Users then re-appropriated the hashtag and have begun actively trolling it, filling it up with jokes by—for the most part—Muslim twitter accounts about Muslim culture.
Shawarma with no garlic sauce? #MuslimRage— Omar
heard some turkish guys express mild disappointment at the amount of cucumber in berlin-style dÃ¶ner kebabs #MuslimRage— cszabla
Eid isn’t on my wall calendar. #muslimrage— Jennifer
That girls ankles are showing! #MuslimRage— Arabized
the lights turned red just as i got to them #MuslimRage— abdelxyz
Tiramisu has Rum in it?!?!?!!? #MuslimRage— Assia Amry
RT @Libyan4life: At a restaurant they put my glass of water closer to my LEFT hand. #MuslimRage— Joe Catron
Wait, so i can only have 4 wives? #MuslimRage— Ahmad Kh
What do you mean we’re not smart? We invented Algebra and the Zero! #MuslimRage— Ahmed Al Mojadidi
how we call our president by the name kutta #muslimrage— 1D Fan_zara sheikh
When people read #Newsweek and believe it. #muslimrage— pj
Halal beer has 0.3% alcohol? #MuslimRage— Omar
RT @AllWeAskFor: Shawarma with no garlic sauce? #MuslimRage— .LioN.KinG
Newsweek is currently standing by the cover, with PR Director Andrew Kirk issuing this statement:
“This week’s Newsweek cover accurately depicts the events of the past week as violent protests have erupted in the Middle East (including Morocco where the cover image was taken).”
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