According to the left-wing biased UK newspaper, the Guardian, a crude, cruel and calculated closing of minds, spearheaded by conservative politicians and public figures is setting in across America.
Source: America’s embrace of Islamophobia is new – but not surprising | Rula Jebreal | Comment is free | The Guardian
This is a thoughtful article from the Guardian but it reaks of bias and prejudice.
Another alternative explanation is America’s deep embarassment at Obama‘s foreign policy failures. This at least is evidence based. Russia‘s media is rightly mocking America’s achievements in the Middle East.