The Atrocity in Orlando and the Presidential Campaign

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An angry President Obama today denounced “the presumptive Republican nominee,” making no secret he was talking about Donald Trump. He denounced Trump’s call for a ban on Muslim immigration, and scoffed at the idea that using the phrase “Islamic Extremism” would make any difference. He called the shooter at the Pulse club in Orlando one of many “small actors” who “only have to be right once” while similar attacks are being prevented.

What are the administration and law enforcement doing to prevent attacks like the one in Orlando?  Does language really matter?  

Credits

Guests:
Juliet Eilperin - Senior National Affairs Correspondent for The Washington Post - @eilperin, James Fallows - Atlantic - @JamesFallows, Barney Frank - former Congressman (D-MA) - @BarneyFrank, Steve Clemons - New America Foundation / The Atlantic - @SCClemons

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Gideon Brower, Evan George