Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, 79, claims to be "ready" to sign up as a Muslim in protest against President Trump's plans to cut off immigration from Muslim countries, reports Fox News.
"I was raised Catholic, became Episcopalian & found out later my family was Jewish. I stand ready to register as Muslim in #solidarity," Madeleine Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelová) tweets in response to Donald Trump announced plans to stop people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States.
Albright was US secretary of state from 1997 to 2001. Today, the 79-year-old, except for her strong stance against racism and Islamophobia, is perhaps best known for the year 1996 (when she was Bill Clinton's ambassador to the UN) and defended the sanctions that led to that half a million children died in Iraq.
- We have heard that a half million children have died. So it's more children than died in Hiroshima. You know, is the price wort it? asked the journalist.
Albright coldly replied:
- I think this is a very hard choice, but we think the price is worth it...
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