We don't expect leftist-liberals to be pro-national security, and they seldom if ever prove us wrong – but we do expect it from those claiming to be conservative Republicans, and conversely, they seldom if ever prove us right.
So-called conservative Republicans are excoriating Michele Bachmann, with John McCain and John Boehner leading the assault. She is under attack for daring to put the security of our country over political correctness. Bachmann, along with Reps. Trent Franks, Louie Gohmert, Thomas Rooney and Lynn Westmoreland sent letters to the State Department, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Defense, the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security that raised concerns pursuant to our national security.
McCain, Boehner and their left-leaning minions are upset because Bachmann and the other signees wrote in part: "The [State] Department's deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, has three family members – her late father, her mother and her brother – connected to Muslim Brotherhood operatives and/or organizations. Her position affords her routine access to the secretary and to policy making."
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Abedin is a key component of Hillary Clinton's staff and the wife of the disgraced former congressman and online sexual deviant Anthony Weiner.
In response to McCain, Boehner and the vicious, bigoted, black Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison, Bachmann said: "Not once in the letter to the inspector general of the Department of State, as you summarize, was it stated that by extension (Ms. Abedin) may be working on the organization's behalf. That her family members are connected to the Muslim Brotherhood has been reported and referenced widely in the Arab-language media, including Al-Hayat, The Arab Times and Al-Jazeera."
Why do McCain and Boehner feel compelled to berate Bachmann for daring to suggest we take seriously our national security? How much evidence do we need that political correctness is a deadly and damnable practice?
I can understand Ellison not condemning the political correctness that provided for Nidal Hasan's terrorist act at Fort Hood – they're brothers in the Muslim revolution to conquer the world. But shouldn't we expect more from those who claim to be on our side?
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If McCain and Boehner have such concern about not painting everyone with the same brush, why do they sit silently as Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and extreme racist bigots like Jehmu Greene publicly attack whites with racial pejoratives? If they care about justice and fairness, why have they not demanded Eric Holder and Obama's Justice Department prosecute members of the New Black Panther Party for voter intimidation and for deaths threats made against George Zimmerman?
July 20 I received a lengthy letter from a professional person who had called McCain's office to protest his condemnation of Bachmann. The person who wrote me requested I not use his name. He spoke to a McCain staff person named Will (who refused to give his last name) at approximately 3:52 p.m. Eastern at 202-224-2235. Following is part of that letter shared with the author's permission – the person wrote:
"I called chastising McCain for his comments chastising Michele Bachmann and four other [members of Congress]. I said we are in dire times and that we don't need attacks like this within the party. The person on the phone commented that Bachmann's attack on Huma transcended politics and that she did not have evidence to smear Huma's name in front of the whole world. The man said there was no evidence supporting what Bachmann wrote about. I said Bachmann only asked questions. He said she didn't have enough facts to ask those questions and that she defamed Huma's name in front of the whole world. I said Bachmann didn't smear Huma's name, that she wrote the letters to government offices, not to newspapers. I said whoever released those letters and then made it a public issue are to blame.
"The man … said no, the person who wrote the letter is to blame for thinking such things. I said she wrote the letter as internal documents to other government agencies, and he said if she didn't want everyone to read them she shouldn't have written them. … This man blames Bachmann for asking question; he says Bachmann asked pointed questions about Huma and that as a congresswoman she shouldn't have. … I mentioned Humas mother and father; he said … everything Bachmann asks about were unfounded. He said they were only directed at Huma because she was Muslim. He asked, should we look suspect at all Christians due to Timothy McVeigh being a Christian? I replied that Timothy McVeigh was not a Christian. The man argues that he was. … I say next you are going to tell me that Hitler was a Christian, and the man replies, 'He was.' I said, Hitler was not a Christian – and he replies, 'Yes, he was sir.'"
There you have it. McCain's office believes Hitler was a Christian ... and we wonder why and how the Republican Party has become what it is.