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Great follow up to this post. Thanks to Dave Harding at ProgressOhio.org for finding/posting it:

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“Is there something wrong with being a Muslim in this country? The answer is no. That’s not America. Is there something wrong with a seven-year-old Muslim American kid believing he or she could be president? Yet I have heard senior members of my own party drop the suggestion that [Obama] is a Muslim and might have an association with terrorists. This is not the way we should be doing it in America.

“I feel particularly strong about this because of a picture I saw in a magazine. It was a photo essay about troops who were serving in Iraq […]

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So why would Obama staff prevent two women wearing Hijabs from being behind Barack while speaking in Detroit? The easy answer is the staffers overreacting and that would be correct.

The real answer is the climate that the right desires to create around Obama and the hard political reality that comes with this. The fear and loathing these people bring to the table causes a knee jerk reaction in many that make otherwise good people make poor decisions. It’s sick. It’s why they must be defeated. With extreme prejudice. Then we can go about living up to the […]

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