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It’s also worth noting that far more violent crimes in this country are committed by non-Muslims than by Muslims.

So it’s probably more appropriate to equate that bowl of Skittles to “Most of the people you encounter today don’t want to kill you, rape you, or rob you. Three of the people who will be in your proximity today are violent criminals. Do you leave the house?”

It amazes me that people on the far right manage to live their lives without panic when it comes to our many home-grown criminals, but the threat of “refugees!” causes them to go into high alert mode.

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