Egyptian Official Blames Violence In Middle East On 'Tom And Jerry'
There's a lot of violence in the Middle East, and one Egyptian official blames violent movies, video games and... "Tom and Jerry."By Jake Godin | May 4, 2016
The head of Egypt's State Information Service floated his theory at a Cairo University media conference.
According to Egyptian Streets, during a talk at Cairo University, SIS Ambassador Salah Abdel Sadek said: "[Tom and Jerry] portrays the violence in a funny manner and sends the message that, yes, I can hit him…and I can blow him up with explosives. It becomes set in [the viewer’s] mind that this is natural."