"Political Correctness Can Sometimes Kill": Laura Ingraham Suggests "Political Correctness" May Be To Blame For Brussels Attacks

Laura Ingraham: "Being Accused Of Islamophobia Is Actually Worse Than Plotting A Terror Attack In Some Circles"


From the March 22 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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LAURA INGRAHAM: We, in the United States, I think, are taking a moment to rethink how we approach just fundamental issues of border control, controlling those who come to the United States on visas, understanding that political correctness can sometimes kill. And when I say kill, sometimes people are afraid to say something even if they see something. Remember the--

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Sometimes? The whole country is on pins and needles on a daily basis. 

INGRAHAM: Because being accused of Islamophobia is actually worse than plotting a terror attack in some circles. 

KILMEADE: Absolutely. Yeah. 

INGRAHAM: Remember, the reports of the San Bernardino attackers had seen some unusual activity. We don't know to the extent that they shared that information with authorities. It looks like they didn't. 

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Because they didn't want to be labeled racists. 

INGRAHAM: I think, again, people jump to the Islamophobia, or you're racist, or you're anti-woman, and this is just common sense pragmatism. What are we doing right now to examine our priorities of admission into the country? Tracking those people who come into the country from predominantly Muslim countries or countries that have porous borders? Are we doing what the 9/11 Commission actually recommended -- entry/exit fingerprints. We're not doing that. We were just talking out in the hallway here. People forget, those towers in lower Manhattan are not longer here. We lost the World Trade Centers and we're still talking about this. It doesn't mean we should turn ourselves into the police state. It means that we should control our borders and be ever more vigilant about who comes into this country. 

DOOCY: You sound like Donald Trump, he said the same thing 40 minutes ago.


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Laura Ingraham, Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade
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