Itamar Gelbman has become the new talk of the US political blogosphere after he promised as part of his congressional election campaign to "stop the Islamization of America." That promise was listed among others on a campaign flyer sent to Republican voters in Texas' 6th congressional district ahead of party primaries, when Gelbman will challenge long-time incumbent Joe Barton.
The American Muslim community is in something of an uproar over the Gelbman flyer, but a Tea Party-aligned candidate who opposes any hint of Sharia Law in America is nothing new. What is unique about Gelbman is that he, as his name indicates, is not just American. More