Family Research Council president Tony Perkins said that "the Islamists and the homosexuals work out of the same playbook" on his radio show with American Family Association head Tim Wildmon yesterday.
"They knew that if what they do and what they subscribe to is scrutinized, people will turn away from it," Perkins said. "So what they want to do is they want to marginalize and eventually silence anyone who challenges their ideology and their agenda."
Wildmon adds, "That’s called political correctness."
The two social conservative leaders were weighing in on opposition from Muslim groups to General Jerry Boykin's invitation to speak at West Point recently (Boykin stirred controversy in 2003 by saying of his capture of Somali warlord Osman Atto, "I knew that my God was a real God and his was an idol.")
A Family Research Council spokesman did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
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