President Barack Obama called Trump a "homegrown demagogue." Michael Bloomberg dismissed him as a "con." And Vice President Joe Biden, in rejecting Trump, declared that "Americans have never, ever, ever, ever let their country down."
Opening Prayers by a Muslim Leader
Our times call for the very best from our political leaders. Guide them, O God, to their very highest selves. Teach them that of all the things that nations produce, none is more beloved to You than justice tempered with compassion. As a Muslim sage once put it: “God will aid a just nation, even if it is unbelieving; and God will not aid an unjust nation even if it is believing.” Many nations, due to arrogance, heedlessness, or just bad leadership, have been blinded to this truth. Please, God, do not place us among such nations.Read more
Keith Ellison, the first Muslim Congressman, introduced Senator Sanders, the most loved Jew by Muslims, to the DNC convention this evening. He said while identifying as a “proud – and I say proud Bernie Sanders supporter,” that not voting for Hillary Clinton would play into the nefarious Republican agenda. “They don’t want us to vote,” he asserted, adding that “not voting is not a protest, it is a surrender.”Read more