It’s All Very Harry Potter: It Which Must Not Be Named

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My friend Ben Domenech has a very good read at the Daily Beast about radical Islam and the Democrats.

He points out that in their Saturday debate they could not even bring themselves to say its name. It’s like in Harry Potter, the Dark Lord is insistent that no one say his name. Here, the Democrats are just doing the bidding of evil by refusing to even acknowledge its existence.

Early on in the debate, moderator John Dickerson put a direct question to Clinton on the subject of radical Islam. Quoting Senator Marco Rubio’s opinion that the Paris attack showed clearly that “we are at war with radical Islam,” he asked whether Clinton agreed with that characterization.

“I don’t think we’re at war with Islam,” she responded. “I don’t think we are at war with all Muslims. I think we’re at war with jihadists who have…”

At which point Dickerson politely interrupted to point out that Rubio “didn’t say all Muslims. He just said radical Islam.”

Go read the whole thing.

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