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Daily Beast's Dean Obeidallah on CNN: Radical Islam A 'Made-Up Idea'

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<p>[<em>More in the cross-post on the MRC&#39;s <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-balan/2015/05/11/daily-beasts-dean… blog</a>.</em>]</p>
<p>The Daily Beast's Dean Obeidallah denied the existence of Islamism as an ideology during a segment on the 11 May 2015 edition of <i>CNN Newsroom</i>. Obeidallah, responding to conservative commentator Erick Erickson applauding <i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s draw Mohammed skit as "a perfectly humorous way to point out the absurdity of radical Islam's refusal to let people draw Mohammed," wildly claimed that "the [<i>SNL</i>] writers'...goal was not to make fun of radical Islam – this made-up idea."</p>

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