"All Terrorists Are Muslims"

Fox News has its own Rick Sanchez problem. We'll see if Fox responds the way CNN did.

There does seem to me to be a valid point about extreme Islam's recent terror record - and its pseudo-religious justification. But religious identities can always be used and abused for extremist violence, as we have seen from Northern Ireland to the West Bank. Moreover, the statement as made is untrue and can only be explained by rank bigotry. There have been Basque terrorists, American terrorists (Timothy McVeigh), Irish terrorists, Basque terrorists, leftist terrorists, Christian terrorists, and on and on.

I think CNN was right to fire Sanchez. I think Fox should fire Brian Kilmeade for exactly the same reason. Will they? Over to Roger Ailes ...

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