Islamic: adjective, relating to the religion and practises of Islam.

Islamist: 1. noun, an advocate or supporter of Islamic militancy or fundamentalism. 2. adjective, relating to, advocating, or supporting Islamic militancy or fundamentalism.

It's really not that hard, is it?

They are two different words, anyone should be able to tell them apart.

Especially for people that hold high office, such as the President of the United States.

While delivering a speech in speech to Muslim leaders on his trip to Saudi Arabia, President Donald Trump repeatedly said "radical Islamic terrorism" instead of the phrase "radical Islamist terrorism" he was supposed to use.

In his speech, which was designed to encourage Muslim communities to fight against militant threats, he said:

Islamic extremism, and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds.

That means honestly confronting the crisis of Islamic extremism, and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds.

And it means standing together against the murder of innocent Muslims, the oppression of women, the persecution of Jews, and the slaughter of Christians

Here's the thing, there is no such thing as "Islamic terrorism" as the Pope and Dalai Lama have said prior - and someone in Donald Trump's position should be able to understand that.

It appeared he had.

Having consistently criticised Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for not saying the phrase, he late announced that he would be taking their lead.

However, he then went on to say it anyway.

Does he just not know the difference? Is he trolling us all?

Well, according to his aide he mixed up the phrases because he was tired.

Donald needs an earlier bedtime before his next speech, clearly.

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