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Republican Arkansas State Representative candidate Charles Fuqua has revealed a new danger for right-wing politicians: self-published books.

In God’s Law: The Only Political Solution, Hubbard proposes mass deportations of Muslims:

“I see no solution to the Muslim problem short of expelling all followers of the religion from the United States.”

Fuqua is almost a thought experiment come to life: How far would a Republican have to go in order to lose in a deep-red state ?

Fuqua, an attorney, served two terms in the Arkansas House of Representatives in the 1990s before losing a bid to become a State Senator.

The Republican Party denounced Fuqua’s comment, which they said Democrats were using as “a distraction.”

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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Kathy Barnette, a Trumpist conspiracy-peddling Republican candidate in the Pennsylvania Senate race who has been rising through the ranks, speeding even past big-spending rivals, is facing waves of criticism and public backlash for her past anti-Muslim tweets.

On Sunday, in an interview with Fox News Sunday host Shannon Bream, after bobbing and weaving on questions probing her military service, Barnette tried to downplay the gravity of Islamophobic tweets that she had penned.

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