Trump Criticizes Geller for ‘Taunting’ Muslims

On  Monday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” real estate mogul Donald Trump questioned the wisdom of Pam Geller’s “Draw Mohammad” event in Garland, TX after two gunmen were killed after they opened fire Sunday in the parking lot at the event’s site.

“I think it’s terrible, and we have to act very strongly,” Trump said. “But I will say, I watched Pam prior, and it looked like she’s just taunting everybody. What is she doing drawing Muhammad?And it looks like she’s actually taunting people — and it’s disgusting that it happened and everything else. But why are they doing drawing Muhammad? Isn’t there something else they can draw?”

“I just say, they can’t do something else?” he continued. “They have to be in the middle of Texas doing something on Muhammad and insulting everybody? It’s disgusting what happened, and we have to be very strong, but it looks to me like she’s somebody who is just taunting them.”

“What is she doing, and why is she doing it? And, you know, I’m one that believes in free speech, probably more than she does. But what’s the purpose of this? She’s taunting them — she’s probably, it’s very risky for her; I don’t know, maybe she likes risk. But what the hell is she doing, and what is the purpose of it?”

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