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Thursday, 4 May 2017

The Ikhwan are running their own parallel lobbying mission in DC, and it’s every bit as crazy as you would imagine

The Ikhwan are running their own little parallel lobbying mission in DC, and it’s every bit as crazy as you would imagine. A handful of Ikhwan are in DC looking for attention, and judging from what “media coverage” there is out there, the Parallel Universe Doorknock of Crazies appears to involve a lot of waiting around to meet with junior staffers — when not posing around the Hill while flashing the group’s four-fingered gang sign. (Make sure you scroll through the full article to catch all of the photos.) Among the Ikhwan’s crack lobbyists: Ayat Al-Oraby, who the always-blunt Mokhtar Awad describes on The Tweeter as “a raving sectarian lunatic based out of NY & frequent guest on pro MB networks.” The lady in question called last fall for a boycott of Christian businesses (watch, if you have the stomach for hate this early in the morning, runtime 3:19). Y’all keep it classy now, hear?

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