Sharron Angle: Sharia Law is Already Taking Over
On Thursday night the Nevada member of the GOP’s Crazy Candidate Club, Sharron Angle, met with a hand-picked group of teabaggers behind closed doors and told them (among other things) that sharia law is already taking over America.
One of the last questioners asked about “Muslims taking over the U.S.,” including a question about Angle’s stance on the proposed mosque near Ground Zero in New York.
“We’re talking about a militant terrorist situation, which I believe isn’t a widespread thing, but it is enough that we need to address, and we have been addressing it,” Angle said.
“Dearborn, Michigan, and Frankford, Texas are on American soil, and under Constitutional law. Not Sharia law. And I don’t know how that happened in the United States. It seems to me there is something fundamentally wrong with allowing a foreign system of law to even take hold in any municipality or government situation in our United States.”
Angle’s not alone in this; a growing number of far right Republicans and anti-Muslim demagogues are pushing this silly fear mongering idea, utterly disconnected from reality.