On CNN’s Town Hall, a gold star mother had the opportunity to ask President Obama a question we’ve all been asking.
Why does Obama refuse to call Islamic Terrorism “Islamic Terrorism?”
“Do you still believe that the acts of terrorism are done for the self-proclaimed Islamic religious motive? And if you do, why do you still refuse to use the term … Islamic.”
The President answered…as well as we’ve come to expect. Brace yourselves for a non-surprise.
“But what I have been careful about when I describe these issues is to make sure that we do not lump these murderers into the billion Muslims that exist around the world, including in this country, who are peaceful, who are responsible, who, in this country, are fellow troops and police officers and fire fighters and teachers and neighbors and friends.”
Here’s the rub, it’s not just that the President refuses to say “Islamic extremism.” It’s the lengths he goes to make sure no one says it ever (see Obama Admin Caught Censoring Orlando 911 Call. Removes “Islamic” References… and CENSORED: White House Edits Video of French President Saying ‘Islamist Terrorism’). You can’t fight an enemy that not only you refuse to name, but you prevent other people from naming.
Also, at least millions of Muslims around the world? They sympathize with ISIS (read 42 Million Muslims Support ISIS. 42. Million. ISIS). So there’s that. Also, ‘Moderate’: 10,000 Violent Muslims Now DEMANDING Sharia Law in Pakistan doesn’t sound super “peaceful” to me. But whatever, I’m a racist.
Now for the false equivalence…
“If you had an organization that was going around killing and blowing people up and said, ‘We’re on the vanguard of Christianity.’ As a Christian, I’m not going to let them claim my religion and say, ‘you’re killing for Christ.’ I would say, that’s ridiculous,”
No you wouldn’t. You wouldn’t say that was ridiculous at all. You’d actually probably agree (see Obama’s Revealing Easter Breakfast Remarks…). But nice try, small fry. You know why else I say your pants are burning a hole in whatever chair you place your butt? Because you lump all gun owners into one basket of deplorables. Yes, I’m borrowing Hillary’s analogy. Fits here.
How many days left until we get a new President?