By which they mean, of course, not simply irrational prejudice against Muslims, but any honest examination of the elements of Islam that jihadists use to justify violence against non-Muslims and Islamic supremacism. We have seen this again and again.
“Obama aides grilled in Dearborn: In talk with Chaldeans, Arab-Americans assertion made that candidate has ignored Islamophobia,” by Gregg Krupa for The Detroit News, June 12 (thanks to Paul):
[…] The three Obama aides who attended the meeting also were challenged about the perception that he fails to denounce Islamophobia, even when he points out publicly that he has been targeted by prejudiced Internet bloggers, in particular, who continue to assert that he is Muslim.
“We are waiting for him to decry this Islamophobia as anti-American, just as anti-Semitism is anti-American,” said Dawud Walid, of the Council on American Islamic Relations. “To simply say that he is a Christian and not to criticize Islamophobia is akin to passively supporting Islamophobia. He has to address publicly the roots of these concerns.”…