As Americans celebrate the sacrifice made by members of the U.S. military on Memorial Day, CNN is trying to convince people that Islam was part of America’s founding…
CNN’s W. Kamau Bell devoted a recent episode of his series United Shades of America to exploring Muslim and Arab communities.
Aside from some interesting vignettes, the program is left-wing, anti-Trump propaganda that firmly establishes the network’s political bias. Bell also serves up some historical distortions of the sort spoonfed to undergraduates on politically-correct campuses, such as the claim that Islam has always been present in the U.S.
“Islam has always been part of the American fabric,” one Muslim man in Detroit tells Bell at an anti-Trump event. “A lot of people think that Islam is from a foreign country, or is a foreign religion. It’s not — it’s very American.” He goes on to criticize “those more violent voices in our society” — and he does not mean radical Islamists. Bell is so impressed that he asks the man, “When are you running for mayor?”, comparing him to a “young Barack Obama.”
It was Obama who told the Muslim world in his Cairo speech in 2009: “Islam has always been a part of America’s story.” He offered a dubious proof: “The first nation to recognize my country was Morocco.” He also cited the Treaty of Tripoli, which was essentially an agreement to pay a bribe to Muslim pirates who had made a practice of kidnapping Americans…
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People took to Twitter to mock this foolish claim by CNN…
— Steve Durnan (@steve_durnan) May 29, 2017
— Milo Brady (@MiloBrady12) May 29, 2017
@BreitbartNews islam’s part in the founding fathers was when Thomas Jefferson created the Marines to fight the Barbary Pirates instead of ransom
— keith koziba (@KozibaKeith) May 29, 2017
@BreitbartNews It has been… we have been battling Islamic terrorists since the Barbary Wars in 1801
— WoozYerDaddee ® (@WoozYerDaddee) May 29, 2017
@BreitbartNews The entire story produced by CNN is down right wrong and its inaccurate & false The Constitution and the Dec of Indp mentioned God not Allah
— Shawn Larson (@ShawnLarson23) May 29, 2017