‘Million Muslim March’ Shaping Up To Be More Like A Few Hundred People Walking Down The Street

capitolAn event initially billed as the “Million Muslim March” and set to be held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, is set to fall far short of its attendance goal.

According to the Weekly Standard, a memo sent to tenants of a downtown D.C. office building in anticipation of the rally, since renamed the “Million Americans Against Fear,” said to expect “somewhere in the hundreds, not thousands, of participants,” according to police estimates. The participants are set to begin marching at noon.

The likely shortcoming could have been predicted. Organizers at the group American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC) didn’t exactly do a lot to engender sympathy for an event held on one of the most emotionally charged days of the year. The group is led by M.D. Rabbi Alam, a professed 9/11 truther who has pushed controversial anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about the attacks. AMPAC’s plansoutraged conservative outlets earlier this year, though many cited the religion of the organizing group, rather than the …

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