The Detroit Free Press reports that the first Muslim Congressman, Keith Ellison, said, “On Jan. 4, I will go swear an oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States. I’ll place my hand on the Quran.’”
That’s like saying, “I’ll swear an oath to uphold the principles of capitalism by placing my hand on the Communist Manifesto.”
Speaking at an annual Muslim convention to cheering crowds shouting “Allahu akbar” in response to his words, Ellison “said that Muslims can help teach America about justice and equal protection.”
That’s like saying the Aztecs and Mayans could have helped teach Queen Elizabeth about high tea etiquette.
At the swearing-in ceremony, Ellison will announce, “I place my hand on the Quran to uphold the First Amendment, especially freedom of religion. Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Hindus, Astrozorians, Wiccans and atheists are free to be as Muslim as they want.”
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