Why Michelle Bachman Is Right to Question Muslim Brotherhood
It started as a letter by five members of the U.S. Congress to various security agencies asking them to investigate whether there was undue influence exercised within the U.S. government by staff influenced by the Muslim Brotherhood.
That request, however, backfired into a furious denunciation of the five, especially Rep. Michelle Bachmann, who is being depicted as a latter-day Joe McCarthy.
What upset U.S. lawmakers, ranging from Republican Sen. John McCain to Democrat Rep. Keith Ellison — America’s first Muslim congressman — was Bachmann’s reference to Hillary Clinton‘s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, whose parents are said to have affiliations with organizations linked to the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood.In the letter, the five members of Congress wrote:”Given that the U.S. government has established in federal court that the Muslim Brotherhood’s mission in the United States is ‘destroying the Western civilization from within’ — a practice the Brothers call ‘civilization jihad’ — we believe that the apparent involvement of those with such ties raises serious security concerns that warrant your urgent attention.”To put this in context, imagine a political aide to Henry Kissinger being the daughter of two members of the Soviet communist party politburo. There would have been hell to pay.Excerpt Read more at huffingtonpost.ca …