ABC News Contributor Admits to Not Knowing What a ‘Caliphate’ Is

Mike Opelka
The Blaze

The term “caliphate” is not new to the news media — unless your name is Donna Brazile.

Brazile is a regular contributor to CNN and ABC News. She was also a campaign manager for Al Gore’s failed White House run in 2000.

On Sunday’s edition of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” during a discussion about President Obama’s anticipated speech detailing his strategy for dealing with the Islamic State, she brought up the term caliphate.

“This is a medieval war that we’re looking at to establish a caliphate. I had to ask Bill exactly what that meant.”

The “Bill” to whom Brazile referred to was fellow panelist Bill Kristol. His response, “I’m an expert on caliphates of all sorts.”

 Watch Brazile’s surprising admission given the coverage the term has received of late…



Watch the video at The Blaze.



Also at the site, How Can You Talk to Your Kids About Radical Islam and the Islamic State?

Glenn Beck on Monday spoke with Dr. James Dobson about how Americans can speak with their children about radical Islam and the Islamic State.

“With so much information at our fingertips, what do I show my kids?” Beck asked. “Do I tell them the truth about what is happening to children in the Middle East? You want to talk about nightmares — they’re teaching their children to hate and kill and behead people. Do I show them that? Are they going to see that on their cellphone in grade school?”…



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