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Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Refusal to Say 'Radical Islam'
by David Rutz
Hillary Clinton doubled down on her refusal to use the term "radical Islam" during an interview Sunday on ABC's This Week, saying such language was unfair to other Muslims and a "recruiting tool" for the Islamic State.
Clinton sat down with host George Stephanopoulos for a wide-ranging interview on the Sunday talk show. It began with a discussion of the Islamic State's continued threat, especially in the wake of two of its followers executing a massacre in California last week that killed 14 people.
Clinton repeatedly refused to use the term at the Democratic debate last month, raising eyebrows from observers who wondered why she would avoid the obvious characterization.
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