20 Questions MSM Won't Ask Keith Ellison

Following the scandals with former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and her interim follower Donna Brazile, a competition is brewing for the leadership of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) has thrown his hat into the ring for consideration. He has already secured the support of left-wing and neo-Marxist news and commentary outlets. Socialist documentarian Michael Moore has essentially endorsed Ellison, describing him as "the future" of a white-minority America given the congressman's race.

Legacy left-wing and Democrat-aligned news outlets such as CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, and The Washington Post will likely not inquire meaningfully about Ellison's political views.

  1. Do you have any political or financial links to Islamic organizations such as Islamic Society of North America, the Muslims American Society, or the Muslim Students’ Association?

  2. Do the Jewish people have a national right to self-determination via statehood and Zionism in the land of Israel?

  3. Do you believe that Islamic terrorism is in part a reaction to an overly aggressive American foreign policy towards the “Muslim World”?

  4. What do you believe are the causes and drivers of Islamic terrorism?

  5. Why did you convert to Islam and leave Catholicism?

  6. Do you view Islam as a religion, a political ideology, or both?

  7. Do you think the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas, and Hezbollah should be listed as a terrorist organizations by the federal government?

  8. Do you think “Islamophobia” is a legitimate term?

  9. Do you believe that Muslims in America are targeted and victimized by a unique and more prevalent form of hostility and/or bigotry than is the case for other Americans?

  10. Do you believe there an upper limit to the volume of Muslims that should be settled into America via immigration and refugee admissions? If so, what is it?

  11. What is your view of Islamic reformers such as Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Majid Nawaz?

  12. Should the Transportation Security Administration and other security agencies pay particular attention to Muslims and persons from Muslim-majority societies in order to combat and prevent Islamic terrorism?

  13. Do you believe that the Black Lives Matter movement is predicated on legitimate grievances about black victimhood?

  14. Do you believe that “white supremacy” and “white privilege” are legitimate terms to describe real phenomena in today’s America?

  15. Do you believe that “systemic racism” is a legitimate term to describe a real phenomenon marginalizing blacks and other non-white minorities in today’s America?

  16. Do you self-identify as a feminist?

  17. Do you believe that anti-female sexism and misogyny contributed to Hillary Clinton’s defeat on November 8?

  18. What is the difference between socialism and your brand of “progressivism”?

  19. Do you believe there is an upper limit to the share of America’s GDP that should be composed of federal government spending? If so, what is it?

  20. Do you believe there is an upper limit to the ratio of federal government debt to GDP that is acceptable? If so, what is it?

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 24: The only two Muslim members of Congres, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) (R) and Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) hold a news conference about what they call 'the rhetorice attacking Muslims and the Islamophobia' in the 2016 presidential election at the National Press Club May 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. Highlighting remarks by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Ellison and Carson said the issue of Islamophobia is not isolated to just one candidate or one election. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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