“Islamism in American Politics: The 2020 Elections” with Benjamin Baird

How are Islamists politically organizing in November 2020? Benjamin Baird discusses their lobbying efforts, Muslim Advocacy Days at state capitals, voter drivers, donor clubs, candidate scorecards, PAC’s, candidate training, and legislation. CAIR’s recently unveiled “Strategic Election Plan” reveals how it hopes to produce a “unified Muslim policy platform.” More generally, Islamists seek to shape Muslims into a voting bloc that they can use to support their agenda.