Jake Tapper Slams Toby Keith’s Men-Only Concert

CNN’s Jake Tapper says he has a lot of “bees in his bonnet” about President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, but one of them wasn’t even a criticism of the president himself — it was of country singer Toby Keith.

The country star gave a men-only concert in the Saudi capital of Riyadh. The country adheres to strict Islamic law, meaning that men and women are to be segregated in public.

Although Trump did not plan the concert, its existence upset Tapper, who said “are we supposed to, as Americans, sit back and look at this and say ‘sure, half the population is not allowed because this extreme version of Islam says that men and women cannot comingle’… That is just rampant discrimination against half the population!”

Watch his rant about the concert above.


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