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The Masses Are Not Fooled

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Submitted by Dave (United States), Sep 11, 2014 at 21:31

You bet people aren't fooled. I was listening to my favorite radio talk show host, the ever popular Howie Carr Show out of Boston. Today's poll question was: "Do you agree with President Obama that ISIL is not Islamic?" All afternoon the responses stayed constant at 97% disagree.

I don't like ISIL, but I would not impugn their intelligence or their knowledge of Islam. Abu Bakr al Baghdadi has a PhD in Islamic studies. They are as Islamic as Allah, Ummi, and Spinach Pie.

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