“Ill-formulated, overwrought and surprisingly unconvincing”
Rachel Maddow, who used Jones’s story to accuse thirty Republican senators of being rape apologists, never responded
Did left-wing ‘Mother Jones’ spike a story revealing the radical mega-funder’s true state of mind?
For Ellison, the anti-Shariah plank was part of a broader narrative of exclusion. “Why do they want to become the party of hate? …They’re demonstrating hatred toward Muslims. They’re demonstrating hostility toward women. They act like they don’t like gay people.”