It gets hard trying to keep track of who's being a xenophobe or a racist when it comes to conservatives in the news these days, but I'll try. When Saba Ahmed, an American University law student, dared to ask a question to the idiotic Heritage Benghazi panel, they broke out in a xenophobic symphony of hate.
What began as a session purportedly about “unanswered questions” surrounding the September 2012 attacks on U.S. facilities in Libya deteriorated into the ugly taunting of a woman in the room who wore an Islamic head covering.
She joined Sean Hannity to discuss the matter, but Hannity wasn't interested in what happened to her at all as is his usual style. He was there to act as a defense attorney for his hate filled buddies and blame the victim in this case.
Hannity kicked off the discussion by asking Ahmed why she chose to focus her question on the treatment of Muslims in America.
"The forum was talking about Islamic jihadists. So I asked a question about Islam," Ahmed said. "So I didn't see how that was irrelevant. It was directly related to what the panel was about."
Gabriel then accused Ahmed of derailing the direction of the Benghazi panel discussion.
"The whole symposium was about Benghazi," Gabriel said. "And she took the limelight instead of standing up as an American, caring about how four Americans are dead, asking something about what we can do to hold our government accountable."
"The whole panel was about accountability," she added. "Yet she took the limelight asking a question that was completely not discussed, out of the blue. She might as well be asking, 'why are we wearing green today?'"
"This is happening in the name of your religion, this is my point," Hannity said. "I have every belief that you're probably very moderate in your own personal views, but this is happening in the name of your religion. If it were Catholic and it was happening in the name of my religion, like the sex scandal, I spoke out. I said it was intolerable. Will you speak out?"
"Well, I am speaking out. I'm against some of the barbaric practices around the world. I think Islam has been misused by a lot people --" Ahmed said before Hannity cut her off.
Sean cried out at her because she didn't speak out against the things he has listed on his supermarket hate list.
Brigitte Gabriel, the other whack job on his show, attacked her for not standing up as an American. If this doesn't show the decline of America, nothing does.
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