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Small is beautiful at the New Hampshire primary

Small is beautiful at the New Hampshire primary

At a town hall-style meeting in New Hampshire in 2007, an American woman of Moroccan descent placed a decorative scarf over her head and confronted Tom Tancredo, a Republican presidential candidate who ran on an anti-immigration platform. “I speak the same language as the people that flew into the towers. I speak the same language as all the Iraqis we are killing,” said the woman, Siham Elhamoumi, who was a recent graduate of Saint Michael's College in Vermont, where I teach. “Am I the enemy?”

Tancredo shot back with a question of his own: ““Do you believe that we should replace the Constitution with sharia law?”

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