Hillary Clinton seems to be grasping at straws as she begins to watch the lead she had nurtured slowly dwindle under the weight of Trump’s campaign momentum.
In the past few weeks, Clinton has watched the media get worked up into a frenzy about her health while simultaneously watching the lead she’s had for a number of weeks all but disappear.
A recent survey by Red Oak strategic shows Trump leading Clinton 35 to 33 percent (which is within the margin of error).
And with those numbers at the forefront of Hillary’s mind, she’s taking some pretty nasty swipes at Trump.
Over the weekend NYC was rocked in a terror attack by a naturalized Afghani citizen.
Hillary saw this as ample opportunity to take a cheap shot at Trump.
In a speech, shortly after the bombings, Hillary made a weak attempt to link Trump to the terror attack.
She said that it’s because of Trump’s bombastic style and inflammatory rhetoric that we’re being attacked the way we are.
Speaking at a press conference to address the blasts in the New York area over the weekend, Clinton was asked whether sympathizers of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are looking to sow chaos that might influence the presidential campaign.
“We know that a lot of rhetoric we’ve heard from Donald Trump has been seized on by terrorists, in particular ISIS, because they’re looking to make this into a war against Islam rather than a war against jihadists. Violent terrorists, people whose number in the tens of thousands, not tens of millions, they want to use that to recruit more fighters to turn this into a religious conflict,” Clinton responded.
“That’s why I’ve been very clear: We’re going after the bad guys and we’re going to get them, but we’re not going after an entire religion and give the terrorists exactly what its wanting in order for them to enhance their position,” she added. “Second, we know Donald Trump’s comments have been used online in recruitment for terrorists.”
Clinton pointed to remarks from former CIA Director Michael Hayden and Matt Olsen, the former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, who have accused Trump of giving terrorists recruitment material by calling for a blanket ban on Muslims entering the country.
“The kind of language and rhetoric Trump has used is giving comfort to our adversaries,” Clinton said.
Maybe Mrs. Clinton should look at her own party and take a second to realize we’ve been attacked time and time again whil she and her party have been in the White House.
Heck, if you really want to get down to it, a lot of the attacks that have taken place in the U.S. have been a direct result of Obama’s inability to mount a sufficient response to combat radical Islam both at home and abroad.
Trying to say that because Trump wants to protect the U.S at any cost and is willing to say that is in some way connected to the recent attacks is like trying to say the sun is to blame for every single war simply because it shines so brightly in the eyes of terrorists.
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