Hillary Clinton is oh-so-concerned about the anti-Muslim sentiment she perceives as coming out of the Republican presidential primary.
The attacks are mostly aimed at Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner who has said he would impose a temporary ban on Muslims entering the country, but also target Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) who said Friday that the terror arrests made in his state underscore the need to block Syrian refugees from entering the U.S.
Clinton’s rhetoric in recent days has become more and more pointed, with the Democratic frontrunner claiming Republicans are “foolish” and “shortsighted” in their approach.
“You know one of the reasons I’ve reacted so negatively to what I hear coming from the other side is not only what they are saying about Muslims is wrong and shameful, it’s dangerous,” she said at a campaign stop in Iowa this week. “Basically, they’re saying, ‘We don’t want your help stopping these terrorists, we want to treat you like you don’t belong here.’”
Former President Bill Clinton is also raising the issue as he hits the stump, citing examples of hard-working Muslims who make the nation better to highlight calls for a more inclusive nation. (Read More)
Kind of a big gamble she’s taking, after the Sand Bernardino massacre and the recent news out of Germany about all of the rapes and sexual assaults committed by men who appeared to be Arabs. Oh, and the ISIS pledge who tried to execute a cop in Philly. Not to mention how the number of Muslims in the United States is set to double by 2050. They will outnumber all religions but Christians. And I don’t think that counts all of the Muslim refugees the Democrats want to import. Is that what we want for our country?