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ISIS propaganda expert: The group 'talks about Obama more' than Donald Trump

ISIS propaganda expert: The group 'talks about Obama more' than Donald Trump

Via Business Insider

During the Saturday-night debate on ABC News, Democratic front-runner frontrunner Hillary Clinton claimed that ISIS is showing people videos of Donald Trump "in order to recruit more radical jihadists."

She then dubbed Trump, the Republican presidential frontrunner, "ISIS' best recruiter."

Pundits debated the claim all weekend, and severalfact-checkersruled that there's no evidence to back up Clinton's claim about the terrorist group. And one ISIS propaganda expert told Business Insider that the group actually talks about President Barack Obama more than Trump.

J.M. Berger, a Brookings Institution fellow and coauthor of the recent book, "ISIS: The State of Terror," told Business Insider that he isn't aware of any ISIS videos featuring Trump.

"They talk about [Trump] on social media, but not necessarily in a calculated, organized way," Berger said in an email.

"They talk about Obama more, since he's the one actually acting against [ISIS]. Trump has been a bit of a sideshow until now. That could change now that they see some headline potential following the debates."

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