If the definition of a liberal is a person who won’t take his own side in a fight, Adam Ebbin and Kaye Kory, Democrats who represent Virginia’s 49th and 38th districts in the commonwealth’s House of Delegates, should have their pictures next to the word in Webster’s.
Ebbin, a homosexual Jew, invited Johari Abdul-Malik, a Muslim cleric, to deliver the opening prayer at the state General Assembly on March 11. Kory, a white woman, cosponsored the invitation. Many of Abdul-Malik’s coreligionists, if not Abdul-Malik himself, would like to see Ebbin’s head severed with a scimitar. And they would want Kory locked up at home, draped head-to-toe in a suffocating burqa. Apparently, neither gets it.
For those who don’t follow the activities of Muslims in what is now called Northern Virginiastan, Abdul-Malik hails from the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, Virginia. Dar Al-Hijrah is known as the “9/11 mosque,” because two of the September 11 hijackers worshiped there. So did Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Muslim “psychiatrist” who murdered 13 people at Fort Hood in November.
For his part, Abdul-Malik defended Dar Al-Hijrah congregant Ahmed Omar Abu Ali, the man sentenced to life in prison for plotting to assassinate President George W. Bush. When the authorities collared Abu Ali, Abdul-Malik unbosomed the typical hysterics for the New...