At this point, the GOP holding hearings to look into radicalization is rather like preschoolers holding hearings to look into cookies. I guess they should know, but perhaps they should consider broadening their scope to include themselves. They have become rather proficient bakers of extreme cookies.
After all, Michele Bachmann is pretty much the Charlie Sheen of politics, and Glenn Beck sounds a bit like Moammar Gadhafi on a good day.
I wish Congressman Ellison good luck as he tries to wrangle the prejudice and stereotypes that arise, and I can only hope that other critically-thinking members of our legislative branch will do the same.