Skip to comments.Bush drops reference to 'Islamic fascists'
Posted on 08/16/2006 7:36:55 AM PDT by slowhand520
Bush drops reference to 'Islamic fascists'
President Bush has avoided repetition of a term that angered Muslims.
Responding last week to the foiling of an alleged plot to blow up flights between Britain and the United States, Bush said, "This nation is at war with Islamic fascists."
That triggered immediate objections from the Council of American-Islamic Relations, and another objection today from the government of Saudi Arabia.
In a statement after its weekly meeting, the Saudi Cabinet "warned against labeling Muslims with accusations of terrorism and fascism."
Bush didn't repeat the reference to "Islamic fascists" at the State Department today, referring instead to "individuals that would like to kill innocent Americans to achieve political objectives."
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It's not the first time you used it, Dubya. Suck it up, and keep using it.
CAIR whines and PC strikes again.
(No more Olmert! No more Kadima! No more Oslo!)
Council of American-Islamic Relations = Crazy Ass Islamic Radicals
So he doesn't use in every speech and so it's dropped? LOL
Hey didn't we coin that phrase here on FR?
Yeah, he may not use it everytime, but he has used it before, and I have a feeling he'll use it again.
Land of the free? I don't think so...
One day a President gives a speech and says a word. A few days later he gives another speech somewhere else, in another context, and that word isn't in the second speech.
AP headline is that Bush "drops reference to" that word.
It's a different speech! Not all speeches will contain the same words. It's not news when they don't. Also, using a word in speech #1 but not in speech #2 doesn't mean he has "dropped" reference to that word. It can always show up again in speeches #3, #4, etc... The AP seems not to be aware of this basic fact.
Attention Muslims worldwide...Islamic Fascists...Islamic Fascists...Islamic Fascists...Islamic Fascists...Islamic Fascists...
I saw him say that on TV. He stuttered and hemmed & hawed like he had a gun in his back.
I always thought it was a redundant term anyway.
Democrats are traitors,
and Republican politicians are gutless. They would rather sell the country down the river than be accused of being insensitive or mean.
They must use saltpeter in the Capitol water softeners.
I am going to a mandated teacher workshop entitled "Undoing Racism" in a few hours. Can't wait!
Yup. Stupid, indeed. More AP wishful-thinking and Bush-bashing.
"President Bush has avoided repetition of a term that angered Muslims."
The media can make every nonstory into a story. He says something, and they make that a story. The next day, he doesn't say the same thing, and they run a story stating that he "avoided repetition" of the earlier statement.
These guys are so laughable.
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