Scheer was clearly talking about reintegrating terrorists – people who Trudeau’s own public safety minister, in that very same House of Commons, confirmed have gone abroad to wage jihad as members of ISIS and allied groups. This is not up for debate. It’s not at all a controversial thing to say. So why is Trudeau trying to argue this line of inquiry is part and parcel of some sort of pattern of Islamophobia?
In a press conference after Sayfullo Saipov’s vehicular jihad massacre in Manhattan, New York Deputy Police Commissioner John Miller said, “This isn’t about Islam, this isn’t about the mosque he attends.” As he retailed this arrant nonsense, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stood behind him, nodding gravely.