How to lose friends and alienate Muslims, GOP edition

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May 25, 2011
Mother Jones
by Tim Murphy  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Since 9/11, Republicans have turned a once-promising — and rapidly growing — voting demographic into a punching bag. Lately, Republican lawmakers across the country have further antagonized their Muslim constituents by pushing quixotic legislation to ban Islamic sharia law from being used in state courts. ... Now, as Republicans head full-steam into the nominating process, they face a choice: Tone down the rhetoric, or risk permanently alienating a community that's expected to double in size over the next two decades." (05/24/11)  

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