It’s inane to compare terrorist events to slipping in a bathtub, and other reasons we shouldn’t just go back to sleep on the problem with Muslim extremists.
We’re smart to focus our resources on Muslim extremists, and here’s why.
1. There’s a New Sheriff In Town
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. President Trump is putting ISIS on notice that he will not be giving their atrocities the moral equivalence of “terrible deeds” done by Christians “in the name of Christ.” President Trump will not be calling Americans off any high horse for the sins of slavery and Jim Crow—because we’ve already repented.
Individual Americans who justify either cruel practice are morally bankrupt and mentally deranged. ISIS, on the other hand, gets off on live-streaming beheadings on social media. What’s more, the barbarous videos are prime recruiting tools.