At a congressional candidates forum Cenk Uygur and CAIR appear to have set Trump supporters up in the audience to be potentially charged with a hate crime. Some of these people are known to often be contentious at meetings and it seems that CAIR and Cenk Uygur were trying to provoke them into doing something that could be used to charge some of them with a “hate crime”. I have thought for a while that progressives and Muslims sometimes collude to entrap traditional Americans and unfairly pin felony hates crimes on them for the most minor incidents. This seems to be a glaring example of such an attempt.
Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks is a candidate for Congress in the the 25th district in California. Uygur is a progressive and a Muslim and was one of the candidates at a public forum in Palmdale on Saturday, February 1. Cenk incited the audience by insulting Trump and his wife, Melania. He also loudly and repeatedly berating Trump supporters in the audience s “bigots” in a harsh and aggressive tone of voice. He yelled angrily that when he is in Congress he will “kick Trump’s ass”.
When a couple of relatively mild anti-Muslim statements were made in response, the CAIR representatives started yelling “hate crime”. Free speech is not a hate crime and there was no physical crime to warrant a hate crime and-on charge. Watch the videos here and decide for yourself.
In the video below you will see that Cenk Uygur baits the crowd and starts the altercation. It seems they were hoping to get something on the Trump supporters at this forum. Up until this point the patriots in the crowd were quite passive and they were not disrupting the meeting at all. The full meeting video is shown at the bottom. When the sheriff’s deputies show up, Cenk portrays himself as Mr. Reasonable.
No one tried to take the hijabs off of any Muslim women as the CAIR representative claims. One woman, Genevieve Peters, said Islamic values are not American values. She also pointed at one Muslim women and said she should take off her hijab and be an American. This is thought to be the basis of the false claim that one person tried to take off a woman’s hijab. Physically, Peters never touched the woman and never came within 10 feet of the woman.
Another man, Arthur Merkerdoumian, pointed out that death is mandated in Islam for Muslims who convert to Christianity. These statements, though true, may offend fundamentalist Muslims and offend their America-hating, progressive allies even more, but such free speech is not a hate crime.
Cenk Uygur Goes on Hateful Tirade, Calls Audience “Bigots”
The next video is the press conference that CAIR had on Friday, February the 7th. At about 12:00 in this video a representative of the Sheriff’s Department speaks and states that they have not have found any evidence of a hate crime having occurred.
CAIR Press Conference
The local media broadcast the false narrative that CAIR was promoting. They did not give the patriot’s side of the altercation a fair representation at all.
The media did not mention that Cenk Uygur had provoked the response from the Trump supporters. Before Cenk started calling Trump supporters “bigots”, there were no disruption of the meeting. If the candidate can not be civil to the audience, how can they expect the audience to remain civil?
Typical News Report
This the full video by the American Islamic Institute of Antelope Valley. You can watch the entire video and see that it was Cenk Uygur who provoked the incident. Before Cenk started insulting and berating the audience there was no no problem. Cenk begins his hateful tirade at about 19:00.
Full Video of Meeting
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