Mar 22 2014
TENNESSEE: Victoria Jackson of ‘Saturday Night Live’ fame running for office to fight Islamic civilization jihad
The conservative comedienne, who is running for Williamson County Commission, has railed against Islam, Common Core, and Obama. You might recall her hit song right after Obama was elected: “There’s a communist living in the White House.”
Tennessean When a Muslim, Daoud Abudiab, moved in near Victoria Jackson’s suburban neighborhood, she responded with a post on her website titled, “Civilization Jihad, Hits Home (my back yard, literally).” It’s one of several anti-Islamic entries on the former “Saturday Night Live” star’s site. Abudiab said, “She has friends who support her in making Williamson County a scary place to live for some of us.”
Jackson, for her part, feels right at home here — maybe more than she did in the New York limelight. She has applied her familiar high-pitched voice to a combative brand of politics, which she hopes will take her to a seat on the County Commissionthis summer.
“He’s afraid of me?!” she wrote in her Web article, which included statistics claiming large numbers of terror attacks committed in the name of Islam and none by other religions. “According to these statistics, I should be afraid of him!”