What this CAIR official said about Memorial day is going to make your blood boil — especially if you’re a veteran or if one of your loved ones is a veteran. Remember that these are the type of people that Obama supports.
A top Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) official took time out of her Memorial Day weekend to stand by her opposition to honoring fallen U.S. soldiers on the holiday and specifically took aim at Muslim-Americans who serve in the U.S. military.
For the third year in a row, the executive director of CAIR’s San Francisco Bay Area chapter, Zahra Billoo, bashed the U.S. military on the holiday in which we are supposed to thank them for their sacrifices.
Billoo stepped in hot water in 2014 when the Clarion Projectbroke the story about how she and other CAIR officials were suggesting that fallen U.S. soldiers shouldn’t be honored on Memorial Day. The result was major media attention and outrage from Muslims honoring Memorial Day.
She responded by retweeting a comment about supporting U.S. troops “who refuse service,” tweeting about U.S. “genocide,” rape within the military and accusing critics of sexism, racism and anti-Muslim bigotry.
Read more: Clarion Project