The more we find out about the jihadi who slaughtered scores of nightclub goers at a club in Orlando, the more we find he was driven by Islam.
Omar Mateen had been interviewed by the FBI twice for Islamic terror ties, and had once been on a terrorist watch list. James Zirkle, who went to high school with Mateen, claimed on FOX news that “he [Mateen] was alright until 9/11 happened, [then] he started acting totally different.” He cheered 9/11. Zirkle also claimed that Mateen stood up in front of classmates one time and claimed Osama bin Laden was his uncle.
“CNN: Orlando Shooter Claimed Osama Bin Laden Was His Uncle After 9/11,” Breitbart, June 13, 2015:
Sunday on a special edition of CNN’s “Outfront,” network...