Conservative psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow, the biggest race-hustler on Fox News, issued a fatwa on Tuesday in a column for the channel’s website calling for “an American jihad” and “war or struggle against unbelievers.”
“An American jihad would embrace the correct belief that if every nation on earth were governed by freely elected leaders and by our Constitution, the world would be a far better place,” the Fox contributor wrote.
Ablow’s American Caliphate would wipe out the “psychological plague” brought on by the reign of Barack Obama, from the President’s “apology tour” onward.
The screed demanded that America pressure countries, including allies such as Germany, Sweden and Italy, to “adopt laws similar to our own.” Ablow even suggested U.S. politicians obtain dual citizenship so they may run for office in other nations.
“We might even fund our leaders’ campaigns for office in these other nations,” he wrote.
Ablow admitted that you can’t have a crusade without war: “We would accept the fact that an American jihad could mean boots on the ground in many places in the world where human rights are being denigrated and horrors are unfolding,” he wrote.
“[W]e have a God-given right to intervene,” he added.
Ablow appeared on “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday morning to further discuss his proposal for “jihad.”
“I looked it up, to make sure I was being consistent with the spirit of the word, which is a struggle against nonbelievers,” he told co-host Steve Doocey.
“We need to again embrace the fact that we have Manifest Destiny as this country, as Americans,” Ablow said, “to not only remain American — fundamentally, in our own national character — but to spread our national character to other nations.”
Co-host Brian Kilmeade thanked Ablow for the interview and said the idea deserves to be discussed.
Ablow smiled. “What’s to discuss?”
Watch the segment below, courtesy of Media Matters: