But…is she wrong?
It turns out that one of Trump’s closest confidants and surrogates feels the exact same way.
In July of 2011, Christie spoke against bigotry when he fired back at critics who opposed his appointment of attorney Sohail Mohammed to a state judgeship. “Ignorance is behind the criticism of Sohail Mohammed,” Christie declared at a press conference (in remarks posted onto Christie’s official YouTube account), praising Mohammed as a lawyer and a member of the community.
He said that Mohammad had “set up for me, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the FBI, personally, dozens of meetings with Muslim American leaders across this state to convince them that Federal law enforcement could be trusted in the aftermath of September 11th, and that they should be working with us to provide information and leads to help to combat potential terrorist attacks in our state.”
When a reporter asked Christie about accusations that Mohammed’s judicial role could end up furthering Sharia law, Christie snapped back: “This Sharia law business is crap. It’s just crazy. And I’m tired of dealing with the crazies.”
So Chris Christie can call these people “the crazies” and get away with it…but Clinton says basically the same thing and she is destroyed for it?