Ian McKellen: Terrorists Have ‘Legitimate Complaint’ About the West


<p>[See <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2015/12/17/ian-mckel…; for more.] <em>Lord of the Rings</em> and <em>X-Men</em> star Ian McKellen on Wednesday asserted that Islamic terrorists have a &ldquo;legitimate complaint&rdquo; about the west. Appearing on <em>Larry King Now,</em> the actor discussed the &ldquo;dreadful&rdquo; murder of 130 people in Paris. McKellen equivocated, &ldquo;I&rsquo;m sure the legitimate complaint that your country and my country have meddled in their affairs is a fair one.&rdquo;&nbsp; He quickly added, &ldquo;But it doesn&rsquo;t justify this.&rdquo; On the subject of letting Syrian refugees into the United States and other countries, he cheered, &ldquo;These are brave, brave people and I think they should be looked after and cared for until such time that they can go back home, which is what I think most of them want to do, I think.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p>

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