Muslim Day Of Prayer In DC Has Bad Turnout, PR

Jillian Bandes
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Posted: Sep 25, 2009 3:32 PM
The Muslim Day Of Prayer on Capitol Hill was attended by a small fraction of the 50,000 organizers were expecting. Their PR efforts were about as successful as their recruitment, with a schlew of conservative media outlets claiming that the organizers had advocating turning the White House into a Muslim House, made revolting statements about Jews and 9/11, and had defended convicted terrorists in a court of law.

Fortunately, the prayer day on Capitol Hill was mostly quiet. Those who came said they were there for holy — rather than political — purposes.

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This was not 50,000 people:

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Christian protesters tried their darndest to disrupt the prayers by preaching through loud bull horns.

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It really didn't look like they were accomplishing all that much:

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