Trump Refuses To Correct Man Who Declares: 'Problem… Is Called Muslims'

In a week that has already seen collective outrage in response to the treatment of a Muslim teenager in Texas who was handcuffed and arrested simply for bringing a homemade clock to school, the pervasiveness of Islamaphobic sentiment was on display once again overnight after Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump fielded a question in New Hampshire about “the problem in this country… called Muslims” and what he planned to do “about getting rid of” all of them or, possibly, a number of “training camps” they supposedly have.

And though no candidate can be held responsible for the statements made or questions directed at them during an open Q&A session, it is Trump’s response that has set off a firestorm of condemnation.

As the Washington Post reports: