Ted Koppel: ‘Donald Trump Is, in Effect, the Recruiter in Chief for ISIS’

koppelOn Meet the Press this morning, veteran news anchor Ted Koppel said Donald Trump is doing ISIS’ recruitment work for them with his comments about a total Muslim entry ban.

Chuck Todd talked with his panel about Trump’s proposal, bringing up how most of The Donald’s appeal is due to support from people who have felt like social and cultural outcasts in modern America.

Koppel said, “They think they’re being tough on ISIS and Trump thinks he’s being tough on ISIS.”

But in truth, he argued, “Donald Trump is, in effect, the recruiter in chief for ISIS.”

“ISIS wants nothing more right now,” Koppel said, “than to have the world divided into Judeo-Christian on one side and the Islamic world on the other It’s exactly what Trump is doing for them.”

He concluded, “I think it’s time we started thinking about what ISIS wants and then not doing it.”

Watch above, via NBC.

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