U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, reacting to attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station on Tuesday, said the United States and Western countries should toughen up in their fight against Islamist militants. “I would close up our borders,” Trump told Fox News in an interview. “We are lax and we are foolish,” said Trump, the front-runner in the race for the Republican nomination in the November election.
The media mogul also added that “terrorism is like a wave that spreads around in concentric circles,” and since it all started in the Middle East, “it was just a matter of time before it reached Europe.” “I really think our laissez faire attitude about the whole situation is just plain wrong and the fact that the Belgians were acting the same way was an outright open invitation for the terrorists,” Trump added. “This was not a question of ‘if’ but a question of ‘when,’” he added.
The billionaire businessman also offered a solution to the situation in his own, unique style: “But, you know, you can’t say we didn’t warn you. I mean, there’s a solution for every problem, regardless of how tricky it might look. For example, the way I’d handle the Belgian crisis right now is I’d build a Trump signature wall around the country because the first order of business at this moment is containing all those Muslim terrorists inside. I’m talking not a fly should be able to get out, let alone a person. Because, let’s face it – Belgium is by far the largest Muslim-overrun country in Europe. So, it makes perfect sense to contain them there and let them live out the rest of their lives in European splendor. I mean, to each his own, you know?”
“And at the same time, that’s a great business opportunity for the United States – it would help our economy to export the Trump wall to Belgium in the form of logistics, knowledge and, ultimately, consulting. We could make a brand of it. Hell, I guarantee the Trump wall would revolutionize the American economy just like Henry Ford’s famous Model T did. It could restore old glory to the words ‘Made in America,’” the real estate magnate argued. “Then again, Belgians have no Mexicans who are capable of doing the hard work. Maybe we could export some of them, too. I hear Mexicans are in high demand right now, what with President Obama lifting the embargo on Cuba and all that.”