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Cowardly governors give ISIS a propaganda victory: Refusing refugees is a moral outrage & a strategic blunder - Salon.co

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By declaring their states closed to refugees, governors are engaging in flat-out fearmongering.

What a nice change for America, to see the South rising up to keep brown-skinned people out instead of in.

A mounting list of governors are  declaring their states closed to Syrian refugees. The usual Southern suspects have been joined by the likes of Governors Rick Snyder of Michigan, Ohio's John Kasich, ostensibly the embodiment of sane Republicanism in the 2016 presidential field and Republican Charlie Baker of Massachusetts.

These governors’ objections to the Obama administration’s resettlement plans revolve around the belief that Syrian refugees, the majority of whom are Muslim, have not been properly “vetted.” (Just like Obama!) So some of them could be ISIS operatives trying to sneak into America to launch terrorist attacks and weaken the country.

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. 

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