Trump, the Self-Caricature, Requires a Satirist with a Minimalist Touch
So, Hillary Clinton’s very safe, if momentarily controversial prediction that Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim pronouncements would become material for ISIS recruitment videos has been proven accurate.
Here is a summary from the Far-Right news service Newsmax:
“Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is featured in a new terrorist recruitment video, according to multiple news reports.
“In the new video produced by al-Shabab, al-Qaida’s affiliate in Somalia, a clip of Trump telling rallygoers in December he was calling for a ‘total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what the hell is going on,’ is used. The expletive is bleeped out.
“Prior to the clip of Trump, former al-Qaida leader Anwar al-Awlaki, who died in a U.S. airstrike in 2011, is seen telling ‘Muslims of the West’ to ‘learn from the lessons of history,’ CBS News reports.
“’There are ominous clouds gathering in your…
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