Lipstick on a pig

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An Israeli official is insisting that the swine flu virus that has killed 100 Mexicans should be renamed “Mexican flu” in deference to Jewish and Muslim sensibilities, according to the AP. The AP reports: “Deputy Health Minister Yakov Litzman said the reference to pigs is offensive to both religions. Both Judaism and Islam consider pigs […]