Obama Censors ‘Islamist Terrorism’ From French President Remarks

French President Hollande


Obama wants the world to be politically correct and does not want the American people to hear anybody in a leadership position say the words “Islamist Terrorism.” Have you ever known a President to censor the speech of world leaders so that Americans did not hear certain words? Only a radical ideologue would do some thing like that. Only a Marxist-Socialist all powerful dictator does stuff like that.

Rick Moran at American Thinker reports:

How far will President Obama go in denying that terrorism is largely carried out by Islamists?

Not content with refusing to connect the words “Islam” and “terrorism” in his own speeches, the White House shockingly censored the words of French President Francois Hollande following a bi-lateral meeting because he had the temerity to connect the words “Islamist” and “terrorism” in the president’s presence.

After a firestorm erupted on social media and conservative websites. the red faced White House restored the original version of the video with the censored part added back in. Unable to admit the truth, they lied about a “technical issue” that led to the dropping of the French president’s words.

Daily Mail:

Hollande’s remarks Thursday in Washington, following a bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama, urged continued cooperation between European nations and the United States to fight what the White House refers to as ‘violent extremism.’

‘But we’re also well aware that the roots of terrorism – Islamist terrorism are in Syria and in Iraq,’ Hollande said, according to the official translation. ‘We therefore have to act both in Syria and in Iraq, and this is what we’re doing within the framework of the coalition.’

The censored part is in  brackets:

“But we’re also well aware that the roots of terrorism, [Islamist terrorism, is in Syria and in Iraq.  We therefore have to act both in Syria and in Iraq, and this is what we’re doing within the framework of the coalition.]  And we note that Daesh is losing ground thanks to the strikes we’ve been able to launch with the coalition.”

Here are the two videos with the original censored version first:

The White House issued a statement on the “technical issue” that led to the censored words:

‘A technical issue with the audio during the recording of President Hollande’s remarks led to a brief drop in the audio recording of the English interpretation,’ the message read.

‘As soon as this was brought to our attention, we posted an updated video online here with the complete audio, which is consistent with the written transcript we released yesterday.’

Translation: As soon as we realized we’d been caught, we restored the original version. 

Is the White House so stupid that they would alter the words spoken by a foreign leader and an ally? This is something Castro, or Kim Jung Un would do, not an American president. But Obama is enslaved to the politically correct notion that religion is not a motivator of terrorism and will apparently go to any lengths to instruct the American people in how to think.


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