Saw this on Twitter.
From Meredith Jessup of The Blaze:
Lego to Pull ‘Anti-Islamic’ Star Wars Toy Set Following Muslim Furor ow.ly/2vRBWG
— Meredith Jessup (@MeredithJessup) April 1, 2013
Surely she jests?
MT @meredithjessup “Lego to Pull ‘Anti-Islamic’ Star Wars Toy Set” — apparently NOT an April Fools joke
— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) April 1, 2013
The article from The Independent in Britain does not appear to be a joke, The racist menace? Muslims declare victory in fight over ‘anti-Islamic’ Lego. Either that, or it’s really well done.
Update 4-2-2013 — Via a reader, Twitchy reports that Lego is denying it gave in to pressure:
@danbarker Actually not. We only keep a product in the assortment for a few years and it was scheduled to exit in 2013 from launch.
— The LEGO Group (@LEGO_Group) April 1, 2013
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