David Brooks: I’m Not ‘Comfortable’ Using ‘Radical Islam’ Term

‘I support all this [gun control] legislation, but I’m not sure it would be super effective’

David Brooks: Not "Comfortable" Using "Radical Islam"; Muslims Don't Become Terrorists When They Get More Faithful (RealClearPolitics)

PBS: Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including reactions to Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, whether President Obama should use the term “radical Islam,” the possibility of increased gun control

Brooks said Hillary Clinton had the best response to the shooting because she combined the gun issue, the gay issue, but also the Islamic radicalism issue." 

"I support all this legislation, but I’m not sure it would be super effective," the conservative NYT writer said of recent gun control talk. "This guy was actually looked into by the FBI. He actually had checks. And it’s just very tough to predict human behavior."

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