WP: A new birth of… bigotry

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Here’s your All-American GOP reflecting the finest ideals of the Party of Lincoln.


 

GOP legislator prays to Jesus for forgiveness before state’s first Muslim woman swears in

March 26 at 11:24 PM State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz was on the ninth “Jesus” of her opening prayer in the Pennsylvania statehouse when other lawmakers started to look uncomfortable. Speaker Mike Turzai, her fellow Republican, glanced up – but Borowicz carried on, delivering a 100-second ceremonial invocation that some of her colleagues decried as an offensive, divisive and Islamophobic display shortly before the legislature swore in its first Muslim woman.