American Samizdat

Wednesday, December 06, 2006. *
Right-wing talk show host Dennis Prager has raised a firestorm charging that Rep.-elect Keith Ellison (D-MN), the first Muslim elected to Congress, must swear in using a Bible. He said that if Ellison swears in with a Quran, it would "undermin[e] American civilization" and be akin to swearing in with a copy of Hitler's "Mein Kampf."

Prager is not a typical talk radio host. In September, he was appointed by President Bush to a five-year term on the taxpayer-funded United States Holocaust Memorial Council. A statement announcing Prager's appointment praised his "unique moral voice."

[Article continues at link. Religion: it brings people together and makes government work more betterer.]
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