At a campaign rally in Claremont, New Hampshire yesterday evening Donald Trump handled a heckler who yelled President Obama is a Muslim by sarcastically reprimanding him. As Trump was speculating alternative motives politicians have for approving deals such as the Iran nuclear pact a man from the audience interrupted the Republican presidential frontrunner with the Muslim accusation.
"There is anger in our country," Trump said. "It's a positive anger."
"You know a lot of people say that I am catering to it. I'm not catering. But there is anger in our country. The people are smart. The people that are representing them are either dishonest, not smart, incompetent or they have some other agenda that we don't even know about. And some of these things you think they have another agenda because you would say things that they do, deals that they make -- like the Iran deal. Who would make this deal?" Trump asked.
"He's a Muslim," someone yelled from the crowd.
"Okay," Trump responded. "I didn't say it."
"I didn't say it!" he repeated.
"Oh, I'm supposed to reprimand the man?" Trump rhetorically asked.
"How dare you," Trump sarcastically said. "I've reprimanded him! Now the press can't be angry. You know a lot of times they say, 'why didn't you?' Look we have a problem. We've got to solve the problem folks."