Deputy State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf complained recently about the “crazy” responses she received after she said that one way to fight ISIS is to ensure job opportunities for would-be terrorists.
During a Q&A period at an HBCU foreign policy conference Harf was asked what she considers her biggest professional gaffe or mistake.
“I did a cable interview on ‘Hardball with Chris Matthews’ a few weeks ago where I said something that, to me, was totally uncontroversial,” Harf began.
She was referencing a Feb. 16 show in which she said of the bloodthirsty ISIS: “We cannot win this war by killing them. We need…to go after the root causes that leads people to join these groups, whether it’s lack of opportunity for jobs, whether…”