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Krauthammer: Donald Trump steers GOP to the absurd

Krauthammer: Donald Trump steers GOP to the absurd

So how exactly does this work, Donald Trump's plan to keep America safe from Islamic terrorism by barring entry to all Muslims? He explained it Tuesday on TV. The immigration official will ask the foreigner if he's a Muslim.

"And if they said 'yes,' they would not be allowed in the country?"

Trump: "That's correct."

Brilliant. And very economical. That is, if you think that bloodthirsty terrorists — "people that believe only in jihad, and have no sense of reason or respect for human life," as Trump describes them — will feel honor-bound to tell the truth to an infidel immigration officer. They kill wantonly but, like George...

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