I have no idea what to say about that. Like you, me, and any sane people that sounds bizarre.
The American media does a splendid job in portraying the middle east in a dark aged light.
Go to the middle east now..saw lebanon, syria, egypt, turkey, and you'll fine maybe one half of the females heads covered, woman CHOOSING their spouses, and an overall kind people
I don't understand how you could really encompass the entirety of a people into such a narrow conception.
You guys are right - and that's because real Americans don't run the US media. You know what I mean. The brainwashed, naive folks in the US don't realize how much they've been manipulated. Pavlovian and knee-jerk describes their behavior. Just as their masters wish.