In other words, he believes we are fools to be worried about the ever growing ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and its end goal of world domination, or the likes of Boko Haram, al-Qaeda, Al-Shabaab, and not Climate Change or an outbreak of Measles. Move along folks nothing here to fret over.
Then he comes up with this- the Jews murdered in the Paris deli massacre were just a bunch of folks randomly shot by a vicious zealot.
Look, the point is this: my first job is to protect the American people. It is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you’ve got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris. We devote enormous resources to that, and it is right and appropriate for us to be vigilant and aggressive in trying to deal with that — the same way a big city mayor’s got to cut the crime rate down if he wants that city to thrive. But we also have to attend to a lot of other issues, and we’ve got to make sure we’re right-sizing our approach so that what we do isn’t counterproductive.In his own words, if you can bear to watch.
And this fool is our president.
Some Twitter reaction.