Economy, healthcare, et. al. — move over for the real decider: the question of “Islamophobia,” and which candidate will go out of his way to condemn it. As with every debate, CAIR once again issued its famous “reminder” prior to yesterday’s presidential debate.
“Muslim Group Asks Candidates to Reject Islamophobia in Debate,” from News Unfiltered, October 15:
“We urge both Senator McCain and Senator Obama to use tonight’s debate to speak out against anti-Muslim and anti-Arab stereotyping and bias in our society,” said CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad. “No candidate benefits by throwing swing voters like American Muslims and Arab-Americans under the campaign bus.”