Donald Trump has had a lot of opinions on how to combat terrorism lately, but his latest idea is the most perplexing.
The Republican presidential candidate suggested Tuesday that he could speak to Microsoft founder Bill Gates about simply “closing that Internet up” in a bid to curb people from being radicalised online.
“We have to go see Bill Gates and a lot of different people the really understand what’s happening,” he said during a campaign rally at the USS Yorktown in South Carolina.
“We have to talk to them, maybe in certain areas, [about] closing that Internet up in some way. People will say ‘Oh freedom of speech,’ these are foolish people. We have a lot of foolish people.”
It’s unclear what exactly Trump was getting at with his remarks.
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Meanwhile, Twitter continues to search for meaning in Trump’s comments.