Fox News Guest: "If You Are an 18 to 28-Year-Old Muslim Man Then You Should Be Strip Searched"
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As ThinkProgress has documented, the right-wing has responded to the failed Christmas day terrorist attack by calling for increased racial profiling of Muslims. On Fox News [Saturday], retired Lt. General Tom McInerney declared that the United States needs to "be very serious and harsh about the profiling." "If you are an 18 to 28-year-old Muslim man then you should be strip searched," said McInerney. "And if we don't do that, there's a very high probability we're going to lose an airliner." Watch it:
Matt Corley is a Research Associate for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress.