The purpose of President Trump’s executive order is to protect the U.S. from Islamic terrorism.
And the Left is going crazy, with much screaming and teeth-gnashing.
But Israelis are banned from entering many Muslim countries – even if they have no intention of leaving the plane.
And the Left’s reaction? Crickets.
Via Daily Caller.
At least six out of the seven countries targeted by President Donald Trump’s latest executive order have visa policies that discriminate against Israel.
Trump signed an executive order Friday temporarily prohibiting citizens from seven majority Muslim countries — specifically Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen — from entering the U.S.
Of that group, Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen, and Sudan all refuse entry to foreign travelers holding passports or travel documents indicating that they have been to or are affiliated in some way with Israel.
Israeli nationals are not permitted to transit through Iraq, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Syria, or Sudan, even in situations where the traveler does not intend to leave the aircraft.
In Syria, individuals suspected of having affiliations with Israel have been detained for questioning.
These discriminatory visa policies are religiously motivated. Some have arrived at similar conclusions about Trump’s latest executive order, declaring the move a “Muslim ban,” but the order only restricts entry for travelers from a few predominantly-Muslim countries, not all of them.
For instance, the new policies do not apply to citizens of Indonesia, which has the world’s largest Muslim population….