Obama Compares ISIS To The Crusades, Receives Heavy Backlash
Obama's National Prayer Breakfast speech Thursday was criticized after he compared the actions of ISIS to slavery in the U.S. and the Crusades.By Jasmine Bailey | February 5, 2015
"Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ," President Barack Obama said Thursday at the annual National Prayer Breakfast.
President Obama talked about ISIS at the annual National Prayer Breakfast Thursday.
But — and this is the part a lot of his critics are mad about — he compared the group's acts of terror to the Crusades and Christianity, among other analogies.