The Obama administration is so upset with how the media is portraying Islam that they’ve announced a new edict that we must not use the terms “radical Islam” or “Islamic extremism,” but must now use the politically correct euphemism of “violent extremism based on a warped view of Islam.” No seriously, they said this.
Also @PressSec says US prefers phrase "violent extremism based on a warped view of Islam" to "Islamic extremism" or "radical Islam."
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) January 13, 2015
Mark Knoller is a White House correspondent for CBS. The internet didn’t take the new pronouncement from Lord Obama very well.
need Monty Python help here @PressSec US prefers phrase "violent extremism based on a warped view of Islam" to "Islamic extremism" or ..
— John Batchelor (@batchelorshow) January 13, 2015
— Larry Haas (@larryhaasonline) January 13, 2015
— Amanda Carpenter (@amandacarpenter) January 13, 2015
Coincidentally enough, an ATF agent a few days ago opined that Obama should do exactly what they just did – command Americans to change their language to protect Islam.