Trump’s Speech in Saudi Arabia

Source: The Irish Independent, May 21

After inventing “fake news,” America’s crazed president gave the world’s Muslims a fake speech. Donald Trump said he was not in Saudi Arabia to “lecture” – but then told the world’s Islamic preachers what to do, condemned “Islamist terrorism” as if violence was a solely Muslim phenomenon, and then announced like an Old Testament prophet that he was in “a battle between good and evil.” There were no words of compassion, none of mercy, absolutely not a word of apology for his racist, anti-Muslim speeches of last year. Even more incredibly, he blamed Iran – rather than ISIL – for “fuelling sectarian violence” … a day after they had freely elected a liberal reformer as their president.


One response to “Trump’s Speech in Saudi Arabia

  1. Michael Gundy

    This is dangerous on a couple of levels.

    To ignore the efforts by the Obama government regarding Iran’s nuclear efforts further isolates rather than engages a potential foe.

    To ignore the cultural requirement that Mr. Trump’s wife and daughter should cover their heads provides a strong message that they do not respect the social sensitivity of their hosts, the people of Saudi Arabia.

    This lack of sensitivity is compounded by Mr. Trump’s wearing a kippah/yarmulke in Israel is further insulting to the Saudis.