On Monday afternoon, Donald Trump announced a new policy platform: No more Muslims. The ensuing nonsensical statement is, incredibly, not a joke.
In the statement, which was apparently emailed to reporters, Trump tosses aside “various polling data,” explaining that instinct is telling him what this country needs is a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.”
Here’s the statement in full:
Official stmnt: "Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" pic.twitter.com/Gj3YzJFzW0— Sam Sanders (@samsanders) December 7, 2015