CAIR: Society Must Reject These 'Islamophobic' Conservative Groups Like It Did With KKK
The media’s favorite radical Muslim-rights advocacy group just released a new report on what else? Islamophobia. The Council for American-Islamic Relations (“CAIR”), which the media routinely ask to speak for the American Muslim community and has it’s own share of controversy, is now attacking many on the right for daring to associate terrorism with Islam.
As many as 74 groups, individuals and media outlets were branded by CAIR as the “U.S. Islamophobia Network” in their 2015 report, released just yesterday. The vast majority of these groups are outright conservative or right-wing but what isn’t as obvious is the activists behind the report, including a liberal journalist connected to the Clinton camp.
The purpose of the report was apparently to reveal increasing attacks on Muslims and blame “anti-Islam” groups and media who have contributed to these attacks with their rhetoric. Or at least that’s how the media is characterizing the piece. NBC News online, The Boston Globe, The Miami Herald and Buzzfeed News all spoke to spokespersons for the group, but didn’t include any criticism for the group or the controversial statements within.