Democrats and Jihadists: A Love Affair

The Beltway Right is a comical farce.  But like the blind squirrel that occasionally finds an acorn, it is right about one thing: Liberal Democrats simply cannot be trusted on national security.  That truth was no more apparent than in early April, when an A-list of Virginia Democrats were named “invited guests” on a flyer advertising the annual fundraising banquet of the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church.  Perhaps you have heard of the place, which is also called the September 11 mosque because two of the hijackers who attacked America that fateful day nine years ago sought spiritual guidance within its walls.  It also ministered to Army Maj. Nidal Hasan before he killed 13 Americans at Fort Hood in November.

As neoconservative national-security guru Frank Gaffney reported on March 30 at, the nawabs expected to appear at the dinner included former Gov. Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee; Reps. Jim Moran and Gerry Connolly; Sen. James Webb; Del. Kaye Kory; and Fairfax County supervisors Sharon Bulova and Penny Gross.  You might remember Kory.  As I reported in these pages in May (“Dominion Mosque,” Cultural Revolutions), Kory was one of two delegates who invited an imam from this very mosque to offer the opening prayer at Virginia’s General Assembly.

Following pressure from Gaffney and the Virginia Anti-Shariah Task Force, Webb...

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