Hillary Clinton responds.

Speaking in Cleveland, she reacted to this weekend’s tragic massacre in Orlando at the hands of another Islamic extremist.

A couple of things hit me. Here is one:

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“You have cancer.”

The man was shaken by these words from his doctor.

“What kind of cancer do I have, Doc? Is it Lung cancer? Prostate cancer? Pancreatic?”

With the flick of a hand, the doctor dismissed the question.

“That’s not what matters. Here’s what does matter. You’re responsible. And so am I. And so are all of us. Our attitudes towards the LGBTQ community has brought you to this.”

“What the hell are you talking about?” the exasperated patient sputtered. “You’ve just told me I’ve got cancer cells growing somewhere in my body. How should we treat it? Chemo? Surgery? Radiation? What do my views on any issue have to do with anything?”

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You know where I’m going with this…

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In the last 30 days alone, 1193 people have been killed in the name of Mohammed in twenty-five different countries.

In the meantime, here in the United States, we have a decidedly unserious man about to become the Republican nominee for president. When asked by MSNBC if he had a foreign policy “team,” Donald Trump said…

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“We should speak out for Muslims

During an interfaith prayer in the Capitol rotunda on Dec. 13, Protestant pastor and concentration camp survivor, Martin Niemoeller, was quoted: “First they came for the Communists, but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists, but I was neither, so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Jews, but I was not a Jew so I did not speak out. And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak out for me.” [Capitol rotunda hosts community prayer.] If we don’t speak out for Muslims, who will speak out for us?”

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