Ex-Congressman Allen West Thought He Got Sharia Law-ed at a Walmart


Former Congressman and noted crackpot Allen West had a disturbing encounter at a Dallas Walmart Monday, the surest sign yet that Sharia law is creeping across this great nation and into Allen West’s personal space. A cashier with what he thought was a Muslim-sounding name wouldn’t sell him alcohol. As it turns out, the employee was under 21. Oh. Oh, well.

As Media Matters was first to point out, West, a one-term legislator (in Florida, natch), a leader in the #Benghazi squad, and the man who once demanded his wife be a “porn star,” wrote a highly disturbed blog post about his encounter with said Muslim-seemin’ cashier, under the headline “Sharia law comes to Walmart.” The pull quote:

There was a young man doing the checkout and another Walmart employee came over and put up a sign, “No alcohol products in this lane.” So being the inquisitive fella I am, I used my additional set of eyes — glasses — to see the young checkout man’s name. Let me just say it was NOT “Steve.”
I pointed the sign out to Aubrey and her response was a simple question, how is it that this Muslim employee could refuse service to customers based on his religious beliefs, but Christians are being forced to participate in specific events contrary to their religious beliefs?

Could ISIS beheadings in the produce aisle be far behind? (Also, what was the cashier’s name? What does Allen West think a Muslim name is?)

Moments later, West had to append this glorious correction, or what he referred to as an “update:”

EDITOR’S UPDATE: We spoke to the Walmart store, and apparently employees under 21 years old are prohibited from selling cigarettes and alcohol. However, that isn’t to say Walmart isn’t selectively caving to Muslim demands, such as this case regarding Halal meat in Ohio.

The headline on the piece is now “More ominous signs of Christian persecution,” which is definitely what that was.

Image via AP

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