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The U.S. Constitution is a U.S. bestseller after Khizr Khan’s DNC speech.

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Remember that part of Khizr Khan’s DNC speech where he offered Donald Trump his pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution? Remember what an extremely good burn that was? Well, you’re not alone. It seems Khan’s speech inspired a generation to figure out what the U.S. Constitution says anyway. Enough of them purchased their own $1 copy from Amazon to put the book on Amazon’s top ten bestsellers.

This all came after Khan and his wife, whose son was killed while serving in Iraq, accused Trump of having a faulty grasp on the Constitution. Trump himself seemed to confirm that suspicion the following day, when he released a statement saying “Mr. Khan who has never met me, has no right to stand in front of millions of people and claim I have never read the Constitution.”

Mr. Khan, of course, does have that right. It’s in the Constitution. None of that stopped Trump, who went into a weekend-long rant about Khan’s wife (who he suggested was forbidden from speaking, until she wrote an op-ed correcting him), seemed to connect Khan to radical Islamic terrorism (all caps), accused Khan of “viciously” attacking him and generally self-immolated in a blanket of white hot rage.

Let history show that a Muslim American couple turned the U.S. Constitution into a bestseller. No word on whether or not Trump ever got his copy.

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