So who were the threats to American lives between 2008 and 2016? That’s during the eight years of the Obama administration (and don’t forget, George Bush (the dumber) was president for all of 2008.Using pump truppet logic, we should be deporting right wingers and making sure they don’t sneak back over our borders.
One other thing:
- Nearly half (48 percent) of Islamist incidents in our database were sting operations, more than four times the rate for far-right (12 percent) or far-left (10.5 percent) incidents. Yet as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch pointed out in early February, Trump has yet to acknowledge the threat of right-wing violence.
So in the instances of Islamic plots against the U.S., about half of the perpetrators were being set up by American law enforcement, while right wing crazies developed their own plans to murder innocent Americans.