Once a reliable GOP bloc, American Muslims now backing Democrats in droves

78% of American Muslims voted Republican in the 2000 election. Then September 11th happened. Then conservatives added Muslims to their list of enemies to be discriminated against along with gays:

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked an effort to repeal the ban on gays from serving openly in the military, handing gay rights groups a defeat in their last chance any time soon to overturn the law known as “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

And during one of the 2012 GOP debates:

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