Marco Rubio Asked For Proof Of Islamophobia. Donald Trump Just Made It His Campaign Platform.


On Sunday, Sen. Marco Rubio responded to President Barack Obama's Oval Office address by asking -- rhetorically, of course -- where the "widespread evidence" is that America discriminates against Muslims.

Had he waited a day, the GOP presidential contender wouldn't have had to look far for that evidence. It's leading his party's primary race:

On Monday, less than 24 hours after Rubio panned Obama for spending too much time "talking about discrimination against Muslims," Donald Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims entering the United States.

In other words, Trump just made discrimination against Muslims part of his campaign platform.

"Where is there widespread evidence that we have a problem in America with discrimination against Muslims?" Rubio asked Fox News' Bret Baier.

It's in Iowa, where CNN has Trump polling at 33 percent.

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