Home improvement giant Lowe’s ran ads during the TLC show “All-American Muslim.” You probably know how the story goes from here, but we’ll tell you anyway.
Uber-conservative group Florida Family Association complained and called the program “propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda’s clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values.”
I can only assume that the group didn’t actually watch an episode, but it didn’t stop Lowe’s from pulling the ads.
That prompted a state senator from California to call Lowe’s decision “un-American.” Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance is considering taking action if Lowe’s doesn’t apologize to Muslims and start running the ads again.
Here’s Lowe’s statement on the matter, posted to its Facebook page: