Former wingnut Florida Congressman Allen West took to the airways at Faux "news" this Thursday morning on Fox & Friends, to do a little fearmongering along with hosts Steve Doocy and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, warning that the Muslim Brotherhood is "forming some type of political party" in the United States. Be afraid! Be very afraid!!! The Mooossslllliiiimmmsss are taking over!! It's Jihad from within!!!
The notoriously Islamophobic former congressman told Fox News that the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations, which was recently established to increase Muslim-American political and community engagement, is in fact creating a Muslim Brotherhood-aligned “political party.”
Hasselbeck introduced the segment by speculating that voters will soon have “Muslim Brotherhood” as an option on the ballot, while Doocy feared that the US Council of Muslim Organizations is trying “to wage jihad from within.”
West attacked Muslim-American groups for purported connections to the Holy Land Foundation trial. As we have noted, “in 2010, a federal judge found that prosecutors had violated the Fifth Amendment rights of a number of American Islamic groups by naming them in connection with the trial.” [...]
Doocy: We’re doing okay now until we’re going to find out about what you’re suggesting is going on in American politics, tell us about this.
West: Well you have the formulation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations and it’s very disconcerting because back in 1991 there was a document that was written and it was called the explanatory memorandum for the strategic goal of the group or the Brotherhood in North America, and during an FBI raid in 2007 in Northern Virginia this document was uncovered, translated into English and we’ve come to find out it’s the blueprint, the campaign strategy for the Muslim Brotherhood in the United States of America.
The groups that are forming this new Council of Muslim Organizations like CAIR, the Council for [sic] American-Islamic Relations, the Muslim American Society, the Islamic Society of North America, all of them have ties back to the Muslim Brotherhood. As a matter of fact, CAIR is an unindicted co-conspirator in the largest terrorist funding case, the Holy Land Foundation case, in the United States of America. Recently, CAIR has gone out and protested against the documentary ‘The Honor Diaries’ being shown and campaigned heavily against Ayaan Hirsi Ali at Brandeis University to get that honorary degree. But now they are forming some type of political party, a voting bloc—
Doocy: In this country.
West: That’s right, to institutionalize policies that favor them.
h/t Raw Story