Allen West slams Bill Cosby for admiring black Muslims

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Bill Cosby (left) and Allen West (right) (Getty Images)

Bill Cosby (left) and Allen West (right) (Getty Images)

When it comes to parenting, there are few public figures more outspoken than Bill Cosby.

Unfortunately for the legendary entertainer, when it comes to the topic of Muslims, few politicians are more vocal than Allen West.

The recently defeated Republican congressman from Florida took issue with a recent op-ed (titled “A plague of apathy”) the comedian wrote for the New York Post.

Cosby wrote: “I’m a Christian. But Muslims are misunderstood. Intentionally misunderstood. We should all be more like them. They make sense, especially with their children. There is no other group like the Black Muslims, who put so much effort into teaching children the right things, they don’t smoke, they don’t drink or overindulge in alcohol, they protect their women, they command respect.”

One might think a champion of conservatism like West would approve of Cosby’s tough love approach to child rearing, but apparently he lost West at ‘Muslim.’

“2day in NY Post, Bill Cosby said we should b more like Muslims. U mean honor killings, beheadings, suicide bombings? Hope ur kidding sir,” tweeted West.

West has been repeatedly criticized for past comments that were widely deemed Islamophobic and culturally insensitive.

He once claimed that the Quran teaches its followers “to carry out attacks against Americans and innocent people.”

And he once called his then-colleague Rep. Keith Ellison, one of the only Muslims serving in Congress, someone that represents “the antithesis of the principles upon which this country was established.”

West was recently hired by Fox News as a contributor.