Atheist-In-Chief Richard Dawkins Attacked by Left for Citing Breitbart Article on Ahmed Mohamed

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Renowned scientist and notable atheist commentator Richard Dawkins has rounded on “clock boy” Ahmed Mohamed, the now infamous Muslim teen who disassembled and reassembled a clock and was subsequently invited to the White House after being taken into police custody for possessing a “hoax bomb”.

Dawkins took to Twitter to pull apart the facts of the case before finally posting a spoof video of an “inventor” doing precisely what Mohamed had done – remove the casing from a retail clock and placing it, wires protruding, inside a metallic briefcase.

The evolutionary biologist, who is resident at Oxford University, said he was “among the many fooled” by the story initially, adding: “Two reactions to being fooled. Admit it. Or pretend you were right all along.” He was attacked by liberal-left commentators on the social media platform, especially for his sharing of a Breitbart News article on the matter, an argument which he easily rebuffed: 

Dawkins was originally taken in by Mohamed’s story, but as the facts came to light, he began to question the boy’s motive, implying that he had committed a fraud by repackaging a clock as his own, but remaining firm in his view that police should not have arrested him.

Dawkins was asked why he thought Mohamed created the hoax bomb:

He rebuffed those who attacked him:

He added that Mohamed did not deserve an invitation to the White House:

He also noted that law enforcement around the world would have reacted negatively to the device:

Dawkins isn’t the first unexpected voice to break cover on the matter. Earlier, left-libertarian TV host Bill Maher said Mohamed’s clock “looks exactly like a f*cking bomb.”

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