On December 2, the Liberal candidate for Mississauga-Erindale, Omar Alghabra, made his victory speech after winning the nomination. In that speech, he reportedly exhorted his audience, "This is a victory for Islam! Islam won! Islam Won! ... Islamic power is extending into Canadian politics".
Alghabra's victory speech was delivered to an audience of several hundred in the Coptic Christian Centre of the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. Athanasius in Mississauga.
David Ragheb, a member of the congregation, reported that following Alghabra's victory speech, Markham Councillor Khalid Osman took to the stage and declared, "We have the east, we have the west, and now we have Mississauga!" to cheers and applause from the audience. Ragheb also reported that Rogers Cable was present throughout and may have filmed the event. "A member of parliament is supposed to represent my concerns about taxes and roads in Mississauga, not promote an Islamic agenda," said Ragheb.
Victor Fouad, a Coptic Christian, was disturbed to hear of such Islamist rhetoric from a Liberal who could easily become a Canadian parliamentarian. Mr. Fouad assumed that Paul Martin would likewise disapprove of such incitement by a Liberal candidate, and so wrote to the Prime Minister detailing what had happened. That message was ignored. The event took place over 2 weeks ago, and Paul Martin's silence since that time can only be interpreted as approval of Mr. Alghabra's rhetoric.
Had a Conservative candidate declared his nomination to be a "victory for Christianity", the media would have been howling for weeks about Stephen Harper's hidden fundamentalist theocratic hidden agenda. They do that now if a candidate who's ever been an usher at his local church gets nominated.
Yet for two weeks, they have been strangely silent about this naked declaration of religious conquest by a Liberal candidate, who admitted that his candidacy is in furtherance of Islamic political power in Canada, in a Coptic church whose adherents have endured centuries of oppression under the boot heel of their Islamic rulers.
The Liberals, through their cynical exploitation of the immigrant vote, have clasped a poisonous snake to their bosom--and to that of Canadian democracy in general.
If Paul Martin believes that a person who opposes same-sex marriage is unfit to lead, then how much more unfit is a man who has declared sympathy for a cause calling for the extinction of everyone's liberties?
Source: Centre for Canadian Democracies