President Obama never seems to be able to bend backwards enough to accommodate the narrative that radical Islam has nothing to do with a concentrated and deliberate effort to destroy the West. The latest quote might top them all:
It is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you’ve got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris. We devote enormous resources to that, and it is right and appropriate for us to be vigilant and aggressive in trying to deal with that — the same way a big city mayor’s got to cut the crime rate down if he wants that city to thrive.
What would Obama prefer the media talk about instead of Islamic terrorism? The more legitimate threat — climate change.
The news media “absolutely” overstates the risks of terrorism because stories about things like climate change aren’t “sexy” and don’t drive ratings.