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March 22, 2016

Ted Cruz Gets "Backlash" For Saying We Need to "Patrol and Secure" Muslim Neighborhoods

It's not exactly what he said, but whatever.

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is coming under fire from Democrats and progressive groups for comments he made following terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), expected to be the next Senate Democrat leader, slammed Cruz for saying law enforcement should be allowed to "patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized."

"That's not what we do in America. We don't take a race, religion, creed, color and say we're monitoring everybody. We look for terrorism where it is, and we pursue it relentlessly. That's what we should do; that's what I believe the administration is doing," Schumer told reporters Tuesday at a press conference.

Um, where is terrorism? Pick up a newspaper, jackass.

Cruz's comments came hours after a series of attacks killed dozens in Brussels, with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) quickly claiming credit.

The Texas Republican said, "Our European allies are now seeing what comes of a toxic mix of migrants who have been infiltrated by terrorists and isolated, radical Muslim neighborhoods," adding that the United States must "secure the southern border to prevent terrorist infiltration."


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