She found it in one of the far right's most insidious tropes — Islamophobia.
No. No, he did not.
Crowley's follow-up explanation only underlined her idiocy.
FACT: "NASA chief says agency's goal is Muslim outreach, forgets to mention space"csmonitor.com/Science/2010/0…— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) August 26, 2012
In an interview last month on Al-Jazeera, NASA chief Charlie Bolden said that one of NASA's foremost tasks is to engage with Muslim nations. The White House disagreed, suggesting that the agency should perhaps focus on space exploration.
Let's recap: use an American hero's death to espouse a lie, justify said lie with "evidence" that directly contradicts it. Great work, Monica Crowley.
Surely she's seen the error of her ways, right? Here's her apology post—
Having to constantly explain facts to the kooks is exhausting. Need ice cream.— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) August 26, 2012
Do you mean astronaut ice cream, Monica? Like the kind NASA is going to serve the Muslims while they talk them into destroying our American way of life?
Earth, our number of intelligent life forms is dwindling.
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