Call Islamic Terrorism What It Is

Don't turn to tortured diction, and tortured logic, to avoid giving offense.

You say Islamist, I say Jihadist.

Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP

Hillary Clinton has twisted herself into a pretzel on the subject of terrorism and its connection to Islam. Like many Democrats, she says that we must choose our words carefully to avoid scapegoating peaceful Muslims or driving them into the terrorists' arms. But the words she has chosen won't help achieve our foreign-policy goals or help peaceful Muslims -- because they make no sense.

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