Does it matter whether politicians use the phrase "radical Islam"? | The Tylt

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Does it matter whether politicians use the phrase "radical Islam"?
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Many people think the quarrel over whether or not to use the phrase is irrelevant in the fight against extremists.
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Others take the president's view: that to associate violent terrorists with Islam plays right into their hands.
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Some people think that avoiding to use the phrase is an act of cowardice.
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Others point out that there isn't a similar push to use the phrase "radical Christianity."
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Trump is a big proponent of using the phrase.
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Some contend that the phrase is used incorrectly, and mislabels people who are just violent, not religious.
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Others say it's not an either/or situation — that radical Islam is an issue that should be named, but not to the exclusion of naming other factors that contribute to violence and terrorism.
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Does it matter whether politicians use the phrase "radical Islam"?
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