Trump accuses media of 'glamorizing' terrorists

Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: 'I'm considering' going after Clintons' marriage Ivanka Trump stars in first campaign ad for her father Clinton camp on Trump cameo in Playboy film: 'a strange turn of events' MORE says the media glamorizes terrorists, including those from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

“I think the press is making it – they’re glamorizing these people,” Trump said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday. "These people are animals."

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“And the press is making them into something — they’re making them into Robin Hood,” he added. “And young people, and other people, are following.”

The Republican primary front-runner, speaking days after the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., said the media should stop referring to those who plot attacks as “masterminds.”

“I see the word ‘mastermind,’ 'the mastermind.' I call him the guy with the dirty hat, the guy with the filthy, dirty hat,” Trump said. “They called him a mastermind, and the kids are watching the mastermind and they say, ‘Oh, I want to be a mastermind.’ ”

“These people are not masterminds. They’re not even smart people. I bet you they have very low IQs, they’re not smart people,” he added.