Skip to comments.Trump: Middle East is 'a nasty part of the world'
Posted on 10/23/2018 2:59:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
President Trump on Tuesday referred to the Middle East as a "nasty part of the world" while addressing both the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and human rights abuses committed by Iran.
The president made the comments amid a growing crisis over the death of Khashoggi, who Turkish officials say was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier in October. His death has led to calls from Republicans and Democrats alike to condemn Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and end a $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia.
While discussing the crisis on Tuesday, he pointed to the various human rights abuses committed by Iran, a longtime foe of Saudi Arabia.
"And if you look at the other side, Iran, you look at what they've done to people, vicious, horrible," the president told reporters in the Oval Office.
"And that's no excuse for what happened with Saudi Arabia. No excuse whatsoever," Trump said, regarding Iran's human rights abuses. "But you take a look, it's a rough part of the world. It's a nasty place. It's a nasty part of the world."
"But if what happened happened and if the facts check out, then it's something that's very bad," Trump said, referring to the various reports of Khashoggi's murder.
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One of the nastiest.
I’m sure the fake outrage machine will crank out a ton of fake hysteria about this remark.
He always says the truth. That’s why they go out of their minds whenever he speaks.
He must have been briefed on all the buggery of small boys and animals going on there.
He’s not wrong.
The solution is to Christianize.
Which is basically calling it a s#!thole in a nonbleepable way.
Ann Coulter said it best: “We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity”
The problem with the Middle East is the evil inherent in islam.
All these leftists have said far, far worse about it.
And hes not wrong.
I’ve been there...he’s right!
The entire presscorp is acting like a woman who is with a guy that she hates, and no matter what he says, is deliberately set to interpret whatever he says, in the worst way possible.
Life is cheap over there in a lot of places.
Ask the Christians who lived there.
You cant ask the ones that died there.
Is that a step up from Shit-hole country? Or pretty much the same?
If this happens, about a billion people from the Middle East will be living on our soil in short order.
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Plain talk, no double-speak.
Al Qaeda/Muslim Brotherhood vs Saudi Wahabbists.
Keep killing each other, guys.
Best to repent and get their souls saved. But, otherwise....
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