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MSNBC Guest: ‘We Have To Respect Islam’ [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter

NBC News terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann said on MSNBC’s “The Cycle” Wednesday that “we have to… respect Islam” and shouldn’t “poke our fingers in other people’s eyes,” after a deadly attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which left 12 dead. (RELATED: Muslims (And Russia?) Praising Paris Terror Attack)

“Look, we have to also respect Islam and we should not deliberately go out and poke our fingers in other people’s eyes, you know? There is — everyone should have the right to critique Islam, but at least we should do it with some sense of respect, so that people don’t get the idea that this is Islamaphobia, that it’s racism…”

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