Remember how Donald Trump used to accuse the Democrats of political correctness on the subject of terrorism? "These are radical Islamic terrorists and she won't even mention the word and nor will President Obama," declaimed the then Republican presidential candidate in his second debate against Hillary Clinton in October 2016.But what about Trump's own political correctness? Over the course of his 14 months in office, the president has pointedly refused to use the term " supremacist terrorist". He has turned a blind eye to a wave of shootings, stabbings and bombings carried out not by radicalised Muslims but by radicalised men. He has ignored the fact - documented in a range of studies - that Americans are much more likely to be the victims of a " supremacist terrorist" than a "radical Islamic terrorist". (According to the Investigative Fund, an independent journalism organisation, "far-right plots and attacks outnumber Islamist incidents by almost two to one.")

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