On February 18, country music star John Rich responded to State Department suggestions that ISIS militants need jobs by announcing he has a job for ISIS that entails standing downrange and holding targets for him.
According to Fox New Insider, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said the U.S. cannot “kill [its] way out of this war” with ISIS. Although “we’re killing a lot of them and we’re going to keep killing more of them,” she said the U.S. needs to search out “medium and longer term” reasons for why militants join ISIS to begin with.
Harf then floated the idea that it could be a “lack of opportunity for jobs.”
John Rich tweeted this solution to the problem of a lack of jobs for ISIS:
State Dept thinks #isis just needs better jobs to dissuade them from being terrorists. I've got a job for em, holding my DownRange targets.
— John Rich (@johnrich) February 18, 2015
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