Bombing Agrabah

Some 30 percent of US Republican primary voters and 19 percent of Democrats who said they would support bombing Agrabah, a fictional nation in Disney's Aladdin animation feature, are sent up on social media for their ignorance.

  1. "Welcome to Agrabah, a city of mystery, of enchantment, and the finest merchandise this side of the river Jordan, on sale today. Come on down". Those are the words that open the Disney animation Aladdin, a feature made in the early nineties. Agrabah, a fictional land, has enjoyed renewed attention as a national survey showed that a not insignificant number of people would support its bombing.
  2. Soon enough, the jokes came thick and fast and #Agrabah was trending.
  3. Some people got serious...
  4. ...but mostly, it was just jokes.
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