Leftists may be about to suffer their biggest cognitive dissonance seizure yet. Despite being told by the Obamas, the Clintons, Soros, and the mainstream media that Trump "is a racist islamophobe," none other than Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman proclaimed Trump a "true friend of Muslims," claiming the leader's immigration ban does not target Islam.
Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince met with Trump at the White House on Tuesday, in what his senior adviser deemed a "historic turning point" in US-Saudi relations. The adviser said in a statement that:
Although Washington and Riyadh had previously "undergone a difference of opinion," the Tuesday meeting "put things on the right track, and marked a significant shift in relations."
The two sides discussed Trump's controversial ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries, which does not include Saudi Arabia.
"Saudi Arabia does not believe that this measure is targeting Muslim countries or the religion of Islam," the statement reads, noting that Riyadh believes the ban is merely aimed at preventing terrorists from entering the US.
Trump has been repeatedly criticized for failing to put Saudi Arabia on the list, despite some of the 9/11 terrorists hailing from the country. Many claim it was omitted because Trump has business dealings in the Gulf kingdom which he didn't want to jeopardize.
The release goes on to state that:
"President Trump expressed his deep respect for the religion of Islam, considering it one of the divine religions that came with great human principles kidnapped by radical groups.”
It calls Trump a "true friend of Muslims who will serve the Muslim World in an unimaginable manner," noting that the reality of the US president is different to how the media and others have portrayed him.
Quid pro quos aside, that's got to be hard to swallow for all those vagina-wearing millennials who are still in denial over the fact that they lost in November and did not even get a participation trophy.
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