Fox & friends foments more fear of Islam with ‘security expert’ from anti-Islamic group

Fox News has been described, in the Center for American Progress’ report “Fear Inc.,” as an echo chamber for America’s cottage industry of Islamophobia.

But now that the so called “Ground Zero Mosque” is no longer an issue, the steady drumbeat of Fox Islamophobia has diminished. But it has not totally disappeared as shown by Fox & Friends’ recent embrace of a “security expert” from a radical, fringe anti-Muslim group who used his Fox platform to spread more Fox fear and loathing of Islam.

It’s no surprise that Ryan Mauro, whose work appears on anti-Muslim sites such as Front Page Mag, would be playing the hate card given that his previous job was with the Christian Action Network, a virulently homophobic organization…