The Miss Universe Contest last night had 84 contestants and only two from Arab countries, Egypt and Lebanon.
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There are 22 Arab countries and only two fielded candidates? What does it say about the Arab World? I think it says that religious extremists continue to dominate and intimidate and threaten secular Muslims and Arab Christians.
I think that the purpose of the contest is insignificant and has nothing to do with "higher morality" and instead has everything to do with the absence of freedom and extremist religious intimidation. Past Arab country entrants have been threatened and dropped from the contest. Many Arab countries are afraid to field a contestant. What's wrong with secular Muslims and Christian Arabs having the RIGHT to live their lives without fear from the religious maniacs?
I'm going to make this a topic this week on radio beginning this morning at 9 am Chicago Central Time at www.RadioChicagoland.com
You can email comments and I will read them to Chicago listeners.