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Sarah Palin refuses to believe Ahmed Mohamed really did just build a clock

Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Texas boy arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school that teachers and police apparently thought was a hoax bomb, has a ton of supporters, including President Obama. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) isn't having any of it.

She wrote a Facebook post early Saturday criticizing the Muslim teenager's groundswell of support compared to other kids punished by schools:

Kids humiliated and intimidated for innocent actions...are often marked the rest of their lives and made to feel really rotten. Whereas Ahmed Muhammad [sic], an evidently obstinate-answering student bringing in a homemade "clock" that obviously could be seen by conscientious teachers as a dangerous wired-up bomb-looking contraption (teachers who are told "if you see something, say something!") gets invited to the White House. [Facebook]

Palin took her criticism one step farther than her daughter Bristol's by questioning what it was that Mohamed actually built.

"Yep, believing that's a clock in a school pencil box is like believing Barack Obama is ruling over the most transparent administration in history," she wrote. "Right. That's a clock, and I'm the Queen of England."