Oh Good Lord.. I truly hate the “woulda coulda shoulda” analogies concerning how the US could’ve stopped 9/11 from happening. Hey CNN has Jeffery Lord been drug tested lately, because last time I checked Saudi Arabia didn’t make the list! – PB/TK
CNN’s Jeffrey Lord Falsely Claims Trump’s Refugee Ban Would Have Stopped 9/11Matt Wilstein 01.28.17 10:45 PM ET
Shortly before a federal judge stayed the deportations of hundreds of immigrants on Saturday evening, Donald Trump’s most loyal cable news defender was on CNN sharing some “alternative facts” about the discriminatory policy.
Jeffrey Lord began by contrasting President George W. Bush’s “negligence” before the September 11th attacks with the “profile in courage” that President Trump is supposedly presenting in his decision to ban refugees and immigrants trying to enter the United States from a handful of Muslim-majority countries.
But then, he went further. “If George W. Bush had instituted the measures that Donald Trump is instituting now, 9/11, A, would never have happened, according to the critic,” Lord said. “And, B, you would have had all these complaints from people exactly as you’re complaining now, that they’re being kept out of the United States and this is terrible.” He continued to say, “I can’t tell you how much I respect Donald Trump for doing this.”
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