Florida Congress woman Ginny Brown-Waite at her best, calling all Terrorists Muslim
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Last Edited: Thursday, 09 Nov 2006, 10:18 PM EST
Created: Thursday, 09 Nov 2006, 10:18 PM EST
Ginny Brown-Waite is defending a supporter's comments. We've got you covered
BROOKSVILLE - When Governor-elect Charlie Crist heard one of his
supporters call Islam a "hateful and frightening" religion, he kicked
her off his election team.
Governor Bush also condemned Hernando Commissioner Tom Hogan's and
his wife for the remark.
Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite didn't respond until after the
election, then she rushed to the couple's defense.
"Ms. Hogan is entitled to her views, and her husband stood by her
side as a good husband should," stated Brown-Waite.
The congresswoman also attacked the Governor and the Governor-elect
for condemning the comment.
"Not every Muslim is a terrorist, but every terrorist is a Muslim
except for Tim McVeigh," offered Brown-Waite.
"What about Eric Rudolph?" FOX 13 asked.
"Well except him too," said Brown-Waite.
"What about the Klan?" we asked.
"They're not doing terrorist activities right now. We're talking
about a group that wants to do away with our way of life. With all
due respect, I don't think there's any comparison," said Brown-Waite.
We can find many non-Muslim terrorists, but Islamic groups say that's
not the point.
"She's actually standing up on the wrong side of the aisle, defending
bigotry and hatred," stated Ahmed Bedier with the Council on American
The Congresswoman says she defends anti-Muslim remarks on grounds of
She wrote a scorching three-page defense claiming those who call
Islam 'hateful and frightening' just reflect her community.
"If this does reflect the views of your community, what will you do
to educate the community?" FOX 13 asked.
"I think it's up to the moderate Muslims," Brown-Waite responded