Skip to comments.Gorka Explains Use of Term ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’ to MSNBC: You Don’t Call Cancer the Flu
Posted on 08/09/2017 4:02:11 AM PDT by Kaslin
Dr. Sebastian Gorka, White House deputy advisor on national security, was questioned Tuesday on MSNBC about his insistence on the use of the term radical Islamic terrorism.
Sebastian Gorka Decimates MSNBC Over Term 'Radical Islamic Terrorism'
I dont understand how calling it by its name helps stop the attacks in Paris or in Belgium or in London, MSNBCs Ali Velshi said to Gorka.
"So If you, God forbid, caught cancer, and the hospital was forbidden from calling it cancer and said, 'you have the flu, go home and hydrate and some take aspirins,' would you actually have the right treatment?" Gorka asked.
"No, but there's still no cure for cancer," MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle replied.
"Have you not heard of chemo?" Gorka asked.
"I have heard of chemo, and cancer can still kill you, so it doesn't matter what you call it," Ruhle rejoined.
"Doesn't matter what you call it, really? Gorka replied. So if I call it the flu, and say go home and take some aspirin, what's going to happen?"
There must be a better response to that, right? Velshi said. I asked you a very straightforward question.
"I gave you a very simple answer," Gorka responded. "If you misdiagnose anything, whether it's a serious disease or international geopolitical threat, you will never solve it.
For the last eight years we had an administration that said oh its economic, oh these people are disenfranchised, he added. Look its not about economics, its not about being disenfranchised, its about people who have an ideology that is evil and has to be destroyed."
Velshi then asked about stopping "lone-wolf" attacks perpetrated by individuals rather than by groups like ISIS.
"There's no such thing as a lone wolf. You do know that?" Gorka responded. "That was a phrase invented by the last administration to make Americans stupid. There has never been never been a serious attack ... or a serious plot that was unconnected from ISIS or Al Qaeda, at least through the ideology and the TTPs the tactics, the training, the techniques, and the procedures that they supply through the internet. Never happened. It's bogus."
Great response. Islam is evil and needs to be eradicated
Like the old Abe Lincoln story — “How many legs does a dog have, if you call the tail a leg? Well, a dog has 4 legs. Because calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”
If you cannot name the problem, you cannot solve the problem.
Wow, beautiful smackdown by Dr. Sebastian Gorka! That’s going to leave a bruise.
Ali Velshi is a practicing Muslim from Canada.
it sure does
Gorka should write a textbook on dealing with leftists.
Gorka is the administration’s bull dog. His voice, his body language, and brilliant mind make him unmatchable. He knows of what he speaks.
That makes the whole exchange more than a thing of beauty - it's a work of ART!
Well Done, Dr. Gorka!
These reporters acted so stupidly to the analogy presented.
Makes you wonder how they can cross the street safely.
I’d like to see Dr Gorka and Stephen Miller paired against any two leftist media (sorry for tautology) scum. It would be the massacre of the decade.
Gorka should have turned the question back on Ali Velshi by asking why he and the Left are afraid and/or unwilling to call islamic terrorism by its actual name.
No wonder President Trump chose him.
I don’t think they acted. They are stupid!!!
It was live. I wish this would have happened.
Gorka: Let me illustrate. Stephanie, please pass your coffee cup over to Ali.
Stephanie passes cup to Ali.
Gorka: No no no, your coffee cup. Please pass your coffee cup over to cup to Ali.
Ali and Stephanie look at each other?!?
Gorka: That long skinny black and white thing—the coffee cup—please pass it over to Ali.
Gorka: You can’t accomplish things if things can’t be identified and labeled accurately.
I also question the use of radical Islamic terrorism. The reality is that it is neither radical or extreme for Islam! It is simply a part of their religion. It is what they are to do to reach the goal or returning the planet to the 7th century and keeping it there!
I agree, most of them aren’t acting.....
“You Dont Call Cancer the Flu”......
What more needs saying when defining ISLAM?
Just call it what it is: moslem terrorism.
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