Just what is so mesmerizing to politicians across the entire western hemisphere, that they’re bending over backwards to accomodate a violent belief system that was responsible for the deaths of over 3,000 people due to a plot to fly passenger jets into skyscrapers? What’s in it for them?
I just do not see the upside from any perspective and I’m usually pretty adept at mentally stepping into someone else’s shoes for a moment in order to better understand.
It’s the power of cowardice. It drives them to indulge the false hope that, if they just appease the enemy enough, he will cease being the enemy and become their friend. He will cease being the enemy all right, but only when they submit fully, and then he will not be their friend but their master.