DHS Head Johnson: “Violent Extremism” Phrase Came From Muslim Leaders

This would be at Obama’s little summit, which excluded a group of reform Muslims. One which opened with a Muslim prayer, and no prayers from other religions. One which featured Muslims who defended terror groups.

(Fox News) Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Sunday that President Obama’s decision not to say the actions of the Islamic State is a form of “radical Islam” is at the behest of the Muslim community.

“The thing I hear from leaders in the Muslim community in this country is ISIL is attempting to hijack my religion,” Johnson told “Fox News Sunday,” referring to the terror group also known as Islamic State, or ISIS.

Johnson said the leaders argue their religion is about peace and brotherhood and “resent” that Islamic State is “attempting to hijack that from us.”

Huh. Rather convenient excuse. Is it true? It’s hard to know with Team Obama, since they lie a lot. They also like to Blamestorm a lot, too. This could very well be a typical shifting of blame.

Johnson, who appeared on all of the major Sunday talk shows, also made a similar argument.

“To refer to ISIL as occupying any part of the Islamic theology is playing on a battlefield that they would like us to be on,” he said. “I think that to call them some form of Islam gives the group more dignity than it deserves frankly. It is a terrorist organization.”

Remember when the US refused to identify the Nazis as Nazis, because it would have given them more dignity than they deserved? Of course, the same administration is more than willing to identify domestic political opponents. Such as with the silly “sovereign citizens” report. And the many “right wing terrorists” reports from Obama’s highly politicized DHS has released.

Sidebar: if sovereign citizens hate the police, does that make a good chunk of Black people sovereign citizens and “right wing extremists”?

Anyway, Obama and his team have long avoided linking Islamist extremists to a belief in Islam, well before this confab. Think about that in light of “shifting blame”.

Crossed at Pirate’s Cove. Follow me on Twitter @WilliamTeach.

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