In this decade, members of the “alt-right” anti-immigrant community have developed a story of siege in which they claim that the United States is on track to become a majority-Muslim nation in a relatively short number of years. They don’t particularly care that the claim is
The extent to which Americans are currently exaggerating the risk of terrorism has been heightened by some other disturbing social factors, among them poor education and racism.
In 2010 and again in 2011, American conspiracy theorists insisted that “in twenty years there will be enough Muslim voters in the U.S. and Canada to elect the President and Prime Minister.” In the United States, that would take a population majority. It’s 2015 now,