Saturday, October 09, 2004

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The Arab American Political Action Committee said a big fuck you to Furious George (their endorsee in 2000) and endorsed John Kerry.
“President George W. Bush hurt us on many levels. He hurt us on civil rights. He hurt us on the war he started. He hurt us in the Middle East by leaving the Palestinians and Israelis [to] kill each other,” said AAPAC member Abed Hammoud.
Nationally, the Arab-American vote is only about 1 percent of all registered voters. But the population is large enough in several battleground states to have an impact.

“If you’re 5 percent of the vote in Michigan as Arab-Americans are, or 2 percent in Ohio and Florida, or a percent-and-alockquote>-half in Pennsylvania as we are, those numbers can be the difference,” said Dr. James Zogby of the Arab American Institute "


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