Q What about the President's Islamo-fascism? The president of the Islamic Society of North America, the new president, said last week she didn't think that was particularly helpful.Given that the President has said that the GWoT is "the decisive ideological struggle of the 21st century," might he be guilty of the same thing: "using violence to achieve ideological ends?"
MS. TOWNSEND: What the President was trying to capture was this idea of using violence to achieve ideological ends -- and that's wrong. Regardless of what label you pin on it, it is this form of radical extremism that really wants to deny people freedom and impose a totalitarian vision of society on everyone, that we object to.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Are The "Islamo-Fascists" The Only Bad Guys
Just a quick question seems warranted given today's press gaggle statement by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Frances Townsend: