“The time for the president’s political correctness has passed. The first priority of the commander-in-chief should be keeping America safe.” ~ Ted Cruz
In the aftermath of last night’s Islamic terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, which led to the death and murder of dozens, presidential candidate Ted Cruz gave a statement in which he declared the attacks will, unfortunately, continue as long as America has a politically correct president like Obama who will not acknowledge the evil of radical Islamic terrorism and doesn’t have the will to defeat the jihadist movement led by ISIS.
Additionally, Ted Cruz reiterated his call for a halt to Obama’s “ill-advised” scheme to allow “tens of thousands of Syrian refugees” into America and called the vetting process “woefully insufficient.”
Below is a partial transcript of Senator Cruz’s remarks, along with the full video statement below:
“Today’s attacks in Brussels underscores that this is a war. This is not an isolated incident. This is not a lone wolf. This is a war with radical Islamic terrorism. ISIS has declared jihad on Europe and the United States of America
ISIS has declared jihad on Europe and the United States of America. They have declared their intention to murder as many innocents as possible.
And it is long past time that we had a president who will acknowledge this evil, will call it by its name and utilize the full force and fury of the United States to defeat radical Islamic terrorism — to defeat ISIS.
Until they are defeated, these attacks will continue. Until ISIS is utterly destroyed, they will continue to carry out acts of terror — continue to murder — whether a subway station — whether an airport — whether at an opera house in Paris — whether at a community center in San Bernardino — their target is each and every one of us.
And we need a president who sets aside political correctness. In the wake of Brussels, we don’t need another lecture from President Obama on Islamophobia. We need a commander-in-chief who does everything necessary to defeat the enemy and we need to immediately halt the president’s ill-advised plan to bring in tens of thousands of Syrian Muslim refugees.”
While vacationing in communist Cuba, Obama gave a weak, brief, limp-wristed, one-minute emotionless statement, then went on to talk about how wonderful things are in Cuba, led by evil despotic ruler Raul Castro.