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Wed May 29, 2019, 02:44 AM

Nashville Mayoral candidate Carol Swain visits mosque, expresses 'regret' for anti-Muslim rhetoric

"What would it take to make us admit we were wrong about Islam?"

It's a question Carol Swain asked in 2015 in an anti-Muslim column she wrote in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris.

The answer to her own question is apparently a mayoral election.

Swain, a retired Vanderbilt professor, visited the Islamic Center of Tennessee over the weekend in a move to repair relations nearly four years after her Tennessean op-ed largely viewed as hate speech for its critique of Islam was published.

The staunch conservative is challenging Mayor David Briley in the Aug. 1 election, along with state Rep. John Ray Clemmons and At-large Metro Councilman John Cooper.

Read more: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2019/05/28/carol-swain-regrets-anti-muslim-islam-rhetoric/1262155001/

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Wed May 29, 2019, 06:39 AM

1. Gosh, that's so . . . . precious (now that she wants something) . . .

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