Don’t be “Islamophobic.” Mayors shout threats at their family members while in airports all the time. Culture of Violence Alert: “Granite Falls mayor arrested at Sea-Tac Airport,” from KOMONews.com, July 10 (thanks to Pamela Geller):
SEATAC, Wash. — The mayor of Granite Falls, Wash. was arrested Monday evening after allegedly shouting threats at a family member at Sea-Tac Airport.
Mayor Haroon Saleem was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of domestic violence harassment, Granite Falls Police Chief Dennis Taylor confirmed.
Saleem was arrested by Port of Seattle police after witnesses said he was shouting threats in the baggage claim area of the airport. Officials said the dispute did not involve any physical contact.
Saleem, who was elected mayor of Granite Falls in 2009, is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Tuesday afternoon….
UPDATE: Jihad Watch reader Chris writes in: “The Mayor of Granite Falls was misunderstood and what he said was taken out of context…” Of course! I shoulda known!