But, he won’t say Islamic extremism.
That would be Islamophobic.
From Rep. Gwen Moore’s office:
Obama will invoke Charlie Hebdo victims tonight in his State of the Union Address tonight.
But he won’t say Islamic terrorism.
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Democrats will hold up pencils in symbolism of support of the Charlie Hebdo reporters who were slaughtered.
— Olivier Knox (@OKnox) January 20, 2015
For the record…
In September 2012 the Obama White House berated Charlie Hebdo for publishing the Mohammad cartoons.