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When is an Islamic State Not Islamic?

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When is an Islamic State Not Islamic?

by Jerold Auerbach, algemeiner.com, Sept 12, 2014

In his nationally televised speech on the eve of the anniversary of 9/11, President Obama pointedly declared: “The Islamic State [ISIL] is not Islamic.” If the President’s verbal acrobatics sounded familiar they were. And not only because he was echoing Humpty Dumpty’s familiar aphorism: “When I use a word it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.”

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