The operative speaketh.
Whatever ideology they are operating under is “bankrupt.” Whatever ideology? That’s his default narrative in the wake of jihadi attacks. Scrubbing, whitewashing and sanitizing Islam.
As for “bankrupt,” the Islamic State is the richest Islamic terrorist group in the world. And their daily oil revenues are in the millions.
He didn’t want to talk about the pilot being set afire. He wanted to “talk about how to make people healthier and make their lives better.” Well, how about protecting them from jihad? That’s a “healthy strategy.” They will make a lot of people’s “lives better.”
Did FDR and Churchill sit around and flap their tongues about Germans who weren’t members of the Nazi party, or the Japanese who weren’t Shintos?
OT but related: Valerie Jarrett sitting to the left of Obama in the video with that Cheshire smile on her face is contemptible.
ISIS video screenshot:
‘Healing the Believers Chests.’ That’s from the Qur’an: “Fight them, and Allah will punish them by your hands, cover them with shame, help you over them, heal the breasts of Believers.” (Qur’an 9:14)