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Yesterday’s report on Khizr Khan’s speech at the Democrat Convention is titled “Khizr Khan, and the moment American Muslims have been waiting for.” Of course, this “moment” is Mr Khan’s head-on assault, complete with his pocket Constitution, on Donald Trump, which Democrats have been cheering ever since Khan spoke. (Now, tell me true–when was the last time a bunch of Democrats cheered anyone waving around a copy of the US Constitution? Don’t stress. I’ll wait.)
I am sorry for Khan’s loss. By all accounts, his son, CPT Humayun Khan, was a true hero. But I am also sorry that a key part of Mr Khan’s speech has been almost completely overlooked and has gone uncovered, in the media rush to fan the anti-Trump flames. It’s the part, you might say, that everyone else was waiting for:
Tonight we are honored to stand here as parents of Captain Humayun Khan and as patriotic American Muslims – with undivided loyalty to our country.