Indian Country 52 #20 – Original Terrorist
“In addition to Washington, the Clintons and Obama—Huckabee also pledged to protect Americans citizens from the world’s dark forces especially Iran and ISIS.
“When I hear the current president say he wants Christians to get off their high horse so we can make nice with radical jihadists, I wonder if he could watch a western from the fifties and be able to figure out who the good guys and bad guys are,” Huckabee said.
The crowd cheered loudly, and even a few “amens” were hollered.” the blog said.”
– The Daily Beast, Huckabee Announces Run in Hope, Sees Doom.
“Huckabee compared “radical jihadists” to the “bad guys” in Western movies. Although he didn’t say it, the comparison was clear — the “bad guys” are always the Indian people.
“When I hear our current president say he wants Christians to get off their high horse so we can make nice with radical jihadists, I wonder if he can watch a Western from the ‘50s and be able to figure out who the good guys and the bad guys really are,” Huckabee said, drawing applause from his supporters as he criticized President Barack Obama.
The comment didn’t draw much attention at the time. But now National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby is speaking out about Huckabee’s “hurtful” use of stereotypes.”
– Indianz.com, GOP candidate compared jihadists to ‘bad guys’ in Westerns.
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