Video: Rep Blames American Muslim Leaders For Terrorism

Published on June 12, 2013 by ‪‪‪‪‪‪‪TheYoungTurks

"A Republican congressman claimed on the House floor on Tuesday that members of Muslim communities in the United States have not condemned acts of Islamic extremist terrorism against the U.S. and therefore are complicit in those and any future attacks. Noting that it has been two months since the Boston Marathon bombing, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) said the supposed silence from Muslim leaders on terrorism is "deafening," adding that it's "sad, but perhaps most importantly it's dangerous." Listing off a number terrorist acts committed by Islamic extremists, including the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and several more recent failed plots, Pompeo blamed the leaders of the Islamic community for not doing more to prevent these actions, hinting that they could be complicit in the deaths they've caused...".* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more here from Hayes Brown / Think Progress: here


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