We’ve heard a lot about young Ahmed Mohamed, the 9th grader in Texas who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school that looked a lot like a bomb, so now let’s meet his father.

He’s Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed, an immigrant from Sudan referred to in the media as a “Dallas imam” who once sold hot dogs in New York City, served as “defense attorney” at Pastor Terry Jones’ highly publicized mock trial and subsequent burning of a Quran in 2011 and a two-time candidate for President of Sudan:

And the dad does understand the importance of keeping the media happy … with bribes:

It really is this easy to buy positive spin, isn’t it?

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