It is important to reach out to the Islamic community after any and every jihad terror attack because, as everyone knows, the first and only victims of every jihad attack are Muslims. Clinton here is echoing the consistent line of every other major politician in the West.
“Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton cautioned against blaming all Muslims for Sunday’s massacre.”
Who actually does that? This constant admonition that we must not blame all Muslims for jihad terror attacks is actually an attempt to foreclose upon honest examination of how Islamic jihadis use the texts and teachings of Islam to justify violence and supremacism. That doesn’t mean that every Muslim will be violent and supremacist, because not every Muslim approaches the texts in the same way. But those texts say what they say, and unless and until that fact is confronted, they will continue to incite some believers to violence.
“She stressed the importance of reaching out to the Islamic community and including them as part of the solution to self-radicalization of American Muslims.”
Great. Yet there are some unpleasant facts that should be remembered. Hamas-linked CAIR has more than once advised Muslims not to cooperate with law enforcement. In January 2011, its San Francisco chapter featured on its website a poster that read, “Build A Wall of Resistance / Don’t Talk to the FBI.” In November 2014, Hamas-linked CAIR-Florida’s “14th Annual Banquet Rooted in Faith” in Tampa distributed pamphlets entitled “What to do if the FBI comes for you” and featuring a graphic of a person holding a finger to his lips in the “shhh” signal. Another Hamas-linked CAIR pamphlet, entitled “Know Your Rights: Defending Rights, Defeating Intolerance” featured a graphic of the Statue of Liberty likewise making the “shhh” symbol. Cyrus McGoldrick, a former official of Hamas-linked CAIR’s New York chapter, even threatened informants, tweeting with brutal succinctness: “Snitches get stitches.” Zahra Billoo of Hamas-linked CAIR-San Francisco regularly tweets that Muslims have no obligation to talk to the FBI, and should contact Hamas-linked CAIR if the FBI asks to talk to them.
Hillary Clinton also said: “Hate is not the answer to hate. We’ve got to stand up against hate. We’ve got to stand up against terrorism.”
How is she going to stand up against terrorism when she characterizes any honest and accurate examination of its motivating ideology as “hate”?
“FBI ‘highly confident’ Orlando killer was radicalized,” by Rick Jervis, Jeff Gallop and John Bacon, USA Today, June 13, 2016
…Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton cautioned against blaming all Muslims for Sunday’s massacre. She stressed the importance of reaching out to the Islamic community and including them as part of the solution to self-radicalization of American Muslims.
“Hate is not the answer to hate,” she said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. ““We’ve got to stand up against hate. We’ve got to stand up against terrorism.”