Things sure change when one is running for president, especially when the candidate is Hillary Clinton. On Thursday she said, Muslims have nothing to do with terrorism, but on the Sunday after 9/11 she was asked if we need to profile to protect the American people and she said, “we need to do whatever it takes.”
Giving a speech about fighting ISIS at the Council on Foreign Relations Thursday, Ms. Clinton made it clear that she did not believe Muslims had anything to do with terrorism.
Online or off-line, the bottom line is that we are in a contest of ideas against an ideology of hate, and we have to win. Let’s be clear, though, Islam is not our adversary. Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people, and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism. The obsession in some quarters with a clash of civilization, or repeating the specific words radical Islamic terrorism isn’t just a distraction, it gives these criminals, these murderers more standing than they deserve. It actually plays into their hands by alienating partners we need by our side.
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