“If that person had been at my event, I would have called him out on it,” Clinton said. “Not only is it out of place and wrong, it is totally factually untrue and quit impugning the integrity of the president.” Is it impugning the integrity of the President because he has said he is a Christian, and so it is implying that he is dishonest? If so, there is nothing singular about that. People imply and state outright that Presidents and Presidential candidates are dishonest all the time.
Or is Clinton revealing that she agrees with Ben Carson, speaking from the assumption that there would be something wrong with having a Muslim as President? She would heatedly deny that, of course. But if there is nothing wrong with a Muslim being President, what is so terrible about saying that Obama is a Muslim?
“Clinton ‘appalled’ by Muslim comment at Trump campaign event,” Associated Press, September 19, 2015:
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she was “appalled” that Republican rival Donald Trump declined to correct a questioner at a recent town hall meeting who incorrectly claimed President Barack Obama is Muslim.
Clinton told reporters that Trump and anyone seeking the White House should “start behaving like a president, to show respect and to stand up for truth.”
“He knew or he should have known that what that man was asking was not only way out of bounds, it was untrue, and he should have from the beginning repudiated that kind of rhetoric,” Clinton said following a town hall meeting at the University of New Hampshire.
Clinton has repeatedly sought to contrast her leadership style with the Republican billionaire, who has built a lead in GOP primary polls and attracted large crowds to his rallies. Trump did not dispute the man’s comments at the Thursday night town hall meeting in New Hampshire and said he had heard others raise the issue previously.
“If that person had been at my event, I would have called him out on it,” Clinton said. “Not only is it out of place and wrong, it is totally factually untrue and quit impugning the integrity of the president.”…