ISLAMOPHOBIC INDIVIDUALS: Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter is a conservative commentator, radio host, and a frequent contributor to Fox News Channel.

Coulter has made a number of Islamophobic and anti-Arab comments since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Immediately following the attacks, she suggested that “we should invade their [Muslim] countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity.” Coulter wrote on WND: “Muslims feel humiliated now? We’ll show them humiliated…While Judaism and Christianity begin with the Creation, Islam reveres a God who creates nothing…”

Coulter denied the post-9/11 backlash against Muslims and those perceived to be Middle Eastern, saying: “The only backlash by actual Americans [against Muslims]…consists of precisely one confirmed hate crime. Some nut in Arizona murdered a Sikh thinking he was a Muslim. Current hate crime tally: Muslims: 3,000 (and counting); White Guys: 1…”

Her Words:

  • “[The Prophet] Muhammad makes L. Ron Hubbard look like Jesus Christ. Most people think nothing of assuming every Scientologist is a crackpot. Why should Islam be subject to presumption of respect because it’s a religion?” 
  • “There is no principled basis for opposition to using Arab appearance as a factor in airport screening procedures.”
  • “Let’s hope seven days is enough for the government to perform a thorough intelligence-based investigation of a million Muslim immigrants…Surely, thousands of immigrants could be waived in instantly on the basis of reliable evidence either that they are not Muslims, or that they are the peaceful, law-abiding variety not planning mass murder — as opposed to the peaceful, law-abiding Muslims who recently slaughtered thousands of our fellow countrymen…A mass deportation order also ought to ease the way for “ethnic profiling.”””\
  • “How are we to distinguish the peaceful Muslims from the fanatical, homicidal Muslims about to murder thousands of our fellow citizens? Are the good Muslims the ones who live quiet lives, pray a lot and obey the law? So did the architects of Bloody Tuesday’s mass murder. Are the peaceful Muslims the ones who loudly proclaim their hatred of Osama Bin Laden? Mohammed Atta did that, too. The only thing we know about them — other than that they live among us — is that they are foreign-born and they are Muslims….All we can do is politely ask aliens from suspect nations to leave — with the full expectation of readmittance — while we sort the peace-loving immigrants from the murderous fanatics.”

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