Man who wants to ban Muslims wants to attend Ali funeral
Donald Trump believes he should be at Muhammad Ali’s funeral.
Keep in mind Trump didn’t just stir up hate in general about Muslims throughout this campaign — he actually denied that Muhammad Ali was a person worthy of praise. That happened in December afterPresident Obama declared in a speech that, “Muslim Americans are our friends and our neighbors, our co-workers, our sports heroes.”
Trump would have none of that. So he took to Twitter mocking the very notion there were any Muslim sports heroes: “Obama said in his speech that Muslims are our sports heroes. What sport is he talking about, and who?”
If Trump doesn’t view Ali as a “sports hero” than what does he view him as? If Trump sees Ali as nothing more than a typical Muslim, why would Trump want to attend the funeral of a guy who follows a religion that Trump has said “hates us.” Not only that, thousands of Muslims will be at Ali’s Muslim funeral Thursday and at the interfaith services on Friday, which are both open to all faiths as Ali directed. Why would Trump want to stand with so many people who follow a religion that he believes hates America?