UPDATE: The new Miss America, Nina Davuluri, is brushing off the comments saying she will “rise above” those attacks. [click here for more]
Miss America 2013 is Indian-American. In the Twittersphere, these folks all felt like they needed to respond. Shall we all let them know the errors of their ways?
And the Arab wins Miss America. Classic.
— POOKIE. (@Granvil_Colt) September 16, 2013
How the fuck does a foreigner win miss America? She is a Arab! #idiots
— Jake Amick (@jakeamick5) September 16, 2013
I swear I’m not racist but this is America.
— Jessica Ayres ⚓ (@JAyres15) September 16, 2013
Miss New York is an Indian.. With all do respect, this is America
— Savannah Dale (@savannah_dale97) September 16, 2013
9/11 was 4 days ago and she gets miss America?
— Luke Brasili (@LukeBrasili) September 16, 2013
#MissAmerica ummm wtf?! Have we forgotten 9/11?
— anthony ridgeway (@anthonytkr) September 16, 2013
So miss america is a terrorist
— Nick Pizzo (@pizzo_nick) September 16, 2013
And even one from a Fox “News” host, Todd Starnes:
The liberal Miss America judges won't say this – but Miss Kansas lost because she actually represented American values. #missamerica
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) September 16, 2013