President Barack Obama bitterly denounced presumptive nominee Donald Trump for his repeated challenges to his presidency for not taking the threat of radical Islamic terrorism seriously.
Obama appeared to have reached the breaking point, after repeated taunts from Trump reminding his followers that Obama refused to use the term “radical Islamic terrorism.”
“There’s no magic to the phrase ‘radical Islam,’” Obama said heatedly. “It’s a political talking point. It’s not a strategy.”
Obama argued that he understood the threat posed by extremists, whom he asserted “perverted Islam” to justify terrorism.
“Calling a threat by a different name does not make it go away,” Obama said. “This is a political distraction.”
He described some of the attacks as “yapping” and denounced “politicians who Tweet and appear on cable news shows.
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