Posted 5 days ago
Within the same week that the U. S. military killed al Qaeda leader and Usama bin Laden accomplice Ayman al-Zawahri, frequent CNN columnist and MSNBC guest Dean Obeidallah said he views former President Trump’s supporters as no different than people who supported bin Laden after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Obeidallah posted the statement to Twitter on Thursday morning. He tweeted, "At this point I LITERALLY view people who still support Donald Trump no different than the despicable, vile people who supported Bin Laden after 9/11."
That same morning, Obeidallah tweeted that the Jan. 6 Capitol riot was a "terrorist attack" incited by Trump, asking "How soulless are the GOP candidates? They actually fight to get the endorsement of Donald Trump, a man who waged a coup and incited the Jan 6 terrorist attack."
Obeidallah has also compared Republican lawmakers to other terror groups in the Middle East, with his busy Twitter morning featuring his classic take that the GOP is much like the Taliban.
"The Taliban should be suing the GOP for trademark infringement," he quipped
Another MSNBC contributor and talk show guest has made similar claims in recent weeks. Author Malcolm Nance told MSNBC host Zerlina Maxwell last month that the GOP has harbored a terrorist Trump-supporting "insurgency" looking to kill its American "neighbors."... (Read more)