The 7 pm hourly local CBC News on January 29 described the countries affected by Donald Trump’s ban – people from seven “Muslim-speaking nations.”
The New York Times editorial, January 30:
…The unrighteousness of this new policy should be enough to prompt the courts, Congress and responsible members of Mr. Trump’s cabinet to reverse it immediately. But there is an even more compelling reason: it is extremely dangerous. Extremist groups will trumpet this order to spread the notion, today more credible than ever, that the United States is at war with Islam rather than targeting terrorists. They want nothing more than a fearful, recklessly belligerent America; so, if anything, this ban will heighten their efforts to strike at Americans, to provoke yet further overreaction from a volatile and inexperienced president….
The New Yorker online, January 30:
…The media reported what was happening, prompting Trump to go on another online tirade, in which he suggested that someone should buy the Times and “run it properly” or close it down….