How rare is “vanishingly” rare? What level of jihad terror is acceptable as far as de Blasio is concerned? If people were being poisoned by candy bars, and the candy bar company dismissed the incidence of poisoned bars as “vanishingly rare,” would you buy those candy bars?
De Blasio would rather see New Yorkers murdered by Islamic jihadis than offend his Muslim constituencies.
“NYC Mayor Says Islamic Terror ‘Vanishingly’ Rare,” by Brendan Kirby, LifeZette, September 20, 2016:
In the wake of a radical Islamic terrorist attack on New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is telling citizens not to worry about the threat of jihadist violence and pushing for even more questionably vetted migrants to be resettled in the United States.
De Blasio and the mayors of London and Paris co-wrote an op-ed in which they said terrorism committed by refugees is “vanishingly rare.”
The comments are not likely to go over well in a city on edge after the explosion. Police arrested Ahmad Khan Rahami after a shootout in New Jersey Monday. Authorities allege he is responsible for planting bombs in New York and near the site of a charity run in New Jersey.
Rahami is not a refugee — he is a naturalized citizen, having moved with his family to the United States from Afghanistan. Acquaintances say he returned from a trip to Pakistan a changed man, suddenly devout in his faith and wearing traditional Muslim robes, according to The New York Times….
At least 100 citizens of convicted of terrorism-related charges became naturalized citizens after entering through one of America’s immigration programs. At least 24 of the convicts were refugees and 17 were the U.S.-born children of immigrants. At least 33 came on visas and remained after they expired….