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Islam In America

According to Fahad Arman, writing for the Daily Kos, “the word exists as a stealth slur. It is exists as a piece of coded language.”

Read his entire essay here: ‘Islamist’ As Coded Language.

He points out that there is no parallel term for Christians (Christianist?), and posits that Islamist “actually means ‘Jihadi’, ‘Towelhead’, ‘Hajji’.”

Do you agree with his assessment?

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