Like other fascist movements, the Muslim Brotherhood was not only political. It placed an emphasis on pious religious observance, on intellectualism, on education, and on athletics, drawing direct inspiration from the Boy Scout movement.
In 2004, FBI agents raided the home of Ismael Elbarasse, a founder of the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, Virginia. Elbarasse was a member of the Palestine Committee, which, according to the Clarion Project,
Left wing commentators feel no shame in going on TV to announce “I am literally a Communist!” yet they wouldn’t dream of announcing “I am literally a Nazi!” Given that both have a death toll in the millions, why is this?