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12/05/2012 04:57 pm ET

Michele Bachmann Wins: How The Anti-Muslim Fringe Hacked The Media

Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann attends a medical device roundtable event at Rasmussen College, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 20
Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann attends a medical device roundtable event at Rasmussen College, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Blaine, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

In the months following 9/11, Republican President George W. Bush spoke passionately about the need to respect Muslim-Americans and “the vibrant faith of Islam, which inspires countless individuals to lead lives of honesty, integrity, and morality.” This year, every Republican presidential candidate united in seeing Islamic Shariah law as a threat to the United States, despite a total lack of evidence.

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