Dean Dons Keffiah

January 20, 2004 14:29 by

Howard Dean, having placed only third in Iowa, dumps the cotton sweaters and dons an Arab keffiah in this AP photo:

Democratic presidential hopeful former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean
greets supporters after his address during his caucus night party in
West Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Jan. 19, 2004. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The keffiah is a powerful symbol of pro-Palestinian ‘solidarity’ on all North American campuses and at anti-Israel rallies. Was Dean making such a statement, or simply unaware of its significance?


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