Right-wing runs with “John Brennan-is-a-Muslim” theory
A disgraced former FBI agent and anti-Islam activist claims that John Brennan, President Obama's pick to head the CIA, is “unfit for duty” because he just might be a secret Muslim.
As Salon reported, John Guandolo claimed last weekend that “Brennan did convert to Islam when he served in an official capacity on behalf of the United States when he served in Saudi Arabia” and it “was the culmination of a counterintelligence operation against him to recruit him” by foreign operatives.
The theory, which was picked up by conspiracy-theorist central World Net Daily, has an eager audience on the right. Here's a rundown: