Religious war comes to CPAC

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February 14, 2011
The Nation
by Sarah Posner  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the annual three-day parade of GOP presidential hopefuls delivering paeans to God, country and capitalism, was this year embroiled in a full-scale, intra-party religious war. The conservative movement, according to a group of Islamophobic activists, has been taken over by the Muslim Brotherhood, which they claim supports Sharia, 'a supremacist program that justifies the destruction of Christian churches and parishioners' and 'the replacement of our constitutional republic ... with a theocratic Islamic caliphate governing according to shari’ah.' That charge came straight out of a flyer handed to me by Krista Hughes, an employee of the Center for Security Policy (CSP)." (02/14/11)  

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