I’m moving to France, where I’ll be appreciated and les iPhones are cheap and plentiful.

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Actually, the money data at the link has to do with souring public perceptions of Islam, which held relatively steady between 2002 and 2005 or so and then started to tilt downwards presumably because of the intractable Sunni/Shiite standoff in Iraq. Here’s the most interesting result. As usual, familiarity breeds acceptance, but if I’m right in my reading of the post-2005 uptick in, ahem, “Islamophobia” then it’s not American Muslims people are worried about.

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