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On the [radio] show, she recounted the 2006 controversy of the so-called "flying imams," six Muslim clerics who were removed from a US Airways flight after passengers grew uncomfortable with their behavior. "The imams, the imams were actually attending, ah, Congressman Keith Ellison's victory celebration, when he won as a member of Congress," Bachmann said.
Actually, they were in Minneapolis attending the fourth annual conference of the North American Imams Federation, as the Minnesota Independent, the New York Times and others reported at the time.
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