Bigotry / Islamaphobia

Study in Contrast: Trudeau v Trump on Ramadan

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In comparing Canada and the United States in their statements on Ramadan, you will see that one country is led by a bright, articulate leader and the other nation is led by Donald Trump.  Trudeau’s statement is sincere, respectful and inclusive, while Trump spends approximately half the message on terrorism.

Trump equates Islam with terrorism.   Yet this comes in a week in which 3 Americans were killed by white supremacist in the U.S..  Trump not only has failed to condemn these acts, he has removed right-wing hate groups from the terror watch list so that its focus is solely on “radical Islamic extremism”.

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“Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will mark the start of Ramadan.

“Ramadan is a sacred time of the year for the Muslim community, and commemorates the revealing of the Qur’an to Prophet Muhammad. The month-long journey of fasting…

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