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Asra Nomani: ‘The Liberals Are Selling America Short’ – Many on Left Are Hurting Reformation Within Islam

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On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Daily Beast contributor Asra Nomani said, “The liberals are selling America short. They are surrendering America.” And argued the Women’s March stood “shoulder-to-shoulder with Muslims that are on the far right of the Westboro Baptist Church.”

Nomani, who voted for Trump, stated, “[T]here are two issues that the Dems lost on, and one was Islam, and the other was on identity politics, and that’s what I think…I’m afraid that they’re going to go to the extreme, and that would mean [Representative] Keith Ellison (D-MN).”

She added that if Ellison is picked to run the DNC, it would mean “more apologetics on Islam, and more identity politics, and what I would prefer as somebody who is in the middle. We have this mayor from South Bend, Indiana, who — Mayor Pete [Buttigieg] is his name, and we have [Representative] Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), who was on your stage. she was amazing, centrist, a realist on Islam and extremism, and that’s what we need, civility, dignity.”

Nomani praised “true liberals” for giving her strength and courage as a Muslim reformer.

She further stated that a lot of liberals aren’t helping reform Islam, and are “selling America short. They are surrendering America.” Nomani criticized the Women’s March for “standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Muslims that are on the far right of the Westboro Baptist Church.”

Nomani concluded by arguing that civility has to demanded “from the White House to the streets.”

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