The terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, triggered instant politicization from the anti-gun lobby. It should have triggered patient explanation that terrorist acts committed by Islamist crazies tell us very little about the millions of Muslim Americans who are the best of citizens.
President George W. Bush repeatedly admonished Americans not to confuse radical Islamist terrorism with the peaceful practice of a faith tradition. But W. also had enormous credibility when it came to fighting the Islamist scourge.
In sharp contrast, President Obama won’t even name the scourge, and that almost pathological avoidance of clarity unnerves the citizens he is supposed to lead. They will not be led by foolishness and political correctness run amok. The president’s absurd dance around the facts of San Bernardino feeds the perception that he isn’t serious about protecting the homeland
Follow W’s lead, Mr. President, for the good of everyone.
Here’s an idea: Invite former President Bush to the White House to borrow his credibility on the subject … for yours is spent.[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/236817663″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]
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