“You have peaceful Muslims, then you have militant Muslims, those that are trying to kill us,” he said Monday. “I was thinking about the ones that were trying to kill us.”
At the Right Online conference for conservative bloggers this weekend, Cain tried again.
“I am not anti-Muslim. I am anti-terrorist,” he said, according to the Associated Press. “My statement has been misconstrued several times. I’ve even been called a bigot, because I’ve expressed a desire to be cautious if I were to consider a Muslim for my administration.”
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