Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Kathy Barnette called Muslims 'animals'

Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Kathy Barnette called Muslims 'animals'

One of Dr. Oz’s opponents in the tightly contested Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary has a history of bigoted comments toward Muslims, a review of tweets and online content by The Post shows. Political commentator Kathy Barnette’s incendiary comments first emerged seven years ago when she likened Muslims to “animals.” “We must stop interacting with them as if they r rational human beings. There is nothing rational about Islam,” Barnette, 50, tweeted in 2015. The same year she shared an article titled “Pedophilia is a Cornerstone of Islam.” In other tweets, Barnette bragged about “confronting” Muslims and falsely claimed that former President Obama was Muslim. “Most think ISIS is just the radical group. No, they are the authentic Muslim,” she said in another 2015 tweet. In 2017 she said Islam should …
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