Muslim running for U.S. Senate praised the Founding Fathers. Then the diatribes began.

Source: The Washington Post

 July 20 at 1:29 PM
Muslim American candidate for Senate discusses hate speech
Deedra Abboud is a Muslim American candidate running for U.S. Senate against Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.). Abboud has faced several hateful comments online since announcing her candidacy. (The Washington Post)

There weren’t a ton of people commenting on U.S. Senate hopeful Deedra Abboud’s campaign Facebook page before Tuesday.

Then Abboud, a little-known candidate in Arizona’s 2018 Democratic primary, posted a short tribute to the Founding Fathers, religious freedom and the separation of church and state — and the floodgates opened.

“Sorry no room for Muslims in our government,” wrote Chris Siemers.

“Towel headed piece of s—,” wrote Brian Zappa.

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