Politics

Donald Trump Faults ‘Draw Mohammad’ Event Organizer For ‘Taunting’ Muslims [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter

After two shooters attacked a “Draw Mohammad” event in Garland, Texas, injuring one police officer, businessman Donald Trump questioned why event organizer Pamela Geller seemed to be “taunting Muslims.” (RELATED: Shooting In Texas Outside Of Muslim Cartoon Event Attended By Geert Wilders)

“I think it’s terrible, and we have to act very strongly,” Trump said on Monday’s “Fox and Friends” show on Fox News. “But I will say, I watched Pam prior, and it looked like she’s just taunting everybody. What is she doing drawing Muhammad?”

“And it looks like she’s actually taunting people — and it’s disgusting that it happened and everything else. But why are they doing [sic] drawing Muhammad? Isn’t there something else they can draw?”

Co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck noted that Geller was on “Fox and Friends” earlier in the morning. “She said no, there wasn’t another way, because you have to fight back against this war against freedom speech.”

“Well, I just say, they can’t do something else?” Trump persisted. “They have to be in the middle of Texas doing something on Muhammad and insulting everybody? It’s disgusting what happened, and we have to be very strong, but it looks to me like she’s somebody who is just taunting them.”

“What is she doing, and why is she doing it? And, you know, I’m one that believes in free speech, probably more than she does. But what’s the purpose of this? She’s taunting them — she’s probably, it’s very risky for her; I don’t know, maybe she likes risk. But what the hell is she doing, and what is the purpose of it?” (VIDEO: Jonah Goldberg: Donald Trump Is The ‘Bane of Humanity’)

WATCH:

Follow Alex Griswold on Twitter