Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is convinced London is "the safest global city in the world."
Yes, that would be the city where seven innocents were murdered in cold blood at the hands of radical Islamic terrorists with backgrounds filled with glaring red flags, including an appearance on the British documentary The Jihadis Next Door — and no, that's not hyperbole.
Speaking with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, London's first Muslim mayor struggled to give coherent answers pertaining to the safety of his city from radical Islamic terrorists.
Morgan specifically asked Khan what London was doing about the reported 400 jihadis who have taken up arms, actually fought for the Islamic State, then journeyed back to city.
"I can't follow 400 people," answered Khan, before listing budget cuts as a rationale for these potential killers to be on the loose, unfollowed.
"What could be a bigger priority than people coming back from a Syrian battlefield with intent to harm British citizens?" Morgan pressed. "Why is it not the number one priority? Why are these people just allowed to come back in in the first place, and then the London mayor doesn't appear to have a clue to where any of them are? No disrespect to you, but where are they?"
Khan: "That's one of the questions that, obviously, police —"
"But you're the mayor!" interrupts an irate Morgan.
Yeah, that's not going to instill confidence in anyone.
Khan has previously passed up opportunities to crack down on radical Muslims in both word and deed. In September, the Muslim mayor famously stated that terrorism was “part and parcel of life in a big city."
Most recently, Khan told the people of London there's "no reason to be alarmed” over a massive police presence following the gruesome Saturday night attack, which left seven dead and nearly 50 others injured. This reaction was mocked by President Donald Trump via Twitter, who seemingly took Khan's reaction out of context.
One thing is certain though, #PrayFor[InsertAttackedCityHere] hashtags, mantras of love and not-all-Muslims chants are not solving the problem of Islamism. If Khan and other officials continue to refuse to face this threat head-on, we will sadly continue to see bloodshed in the streets of London.
For more on the interview with Khan, click here.