POTUS: Beheading of ‘Abdul-Rahman Kassig’ represents no faith, ‘least of all’ Muslim faith

POTUS: Beheading of ‘Abdul-Rahman Kassig’ represents no faith, ‘least of all’ Muslim faith

[Ed. – Can there be a perfect storm of submission to the ummah?  The Obama statement, which takes seriously Peter Kassig’s “conversion” during his time as a hostage, and calls him by his assumed Muslim name, while uttering sycophantic pieties about Islam, would seem to qualify.]

Abdul-Rahman was taken from us in an act of pure evil by a terrorist group that the world rightly associates with inhumanity.  Like Jim Foley and Steven Sotloff before him, his life and deeds stand in stark contrast to everything that ISIL represents.  While ISIL revels in the slaughter of innocents, including Muslims, and is bent only on sowing death and destruction, Abdul-Rahman was a humanitarian who worked to save the lives of Syrians injured and dispossessed by the Syrian conflict.  While ISIL exploits the tragedy in Syria to advance their own selfish aims, Abdul-Rahman was so moved by the anguish and suffering of Syrian civilians that he traveled to Lebanon to work in a hospital treating refugees.  …

ISIL’s actions represent no faith, least of all the Muslim faith which Abdul-Rahman adopted as his own.

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