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What if US Head of State had attended anti-Islamic meeting?

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Submitted by John Penn (United States), Mar 23, 2004 at 20:45

Imagine if some anti-Islamist group in America held a meeting celebrating the Crusades and featured a picture of a wrecking ball slamming into Mecca's 'black rock', or of Tomahawks slamming into the Saudi capital. Now imagine that it was discovered that Condi Rice had attended this meeting once before she entered into public service.

Do you think she would be allowed into any forum contributing to the discussion of our government's policy regarding mideast relations, much less one whose focus was 'peace'?
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