It isn’t surprising that Ilhan Omar would think this way. She is a hijab-wearing, devout Muslim, and Islamic Jew-hatred is in the Quran. What is shameful about this is that her views are mainstream in the Democrat Party today. She should never have been chosen as a candidate for Congress with hateful views of this kind, but this is the way the Democrat leadership, and the Democrat base, thinks. They want candidates like Ilhan Omar.
“Muslim Democrat running for Congress blames Israel for ‘evil doings’ in Gaza,” JNS, July 9, 2018:
(July 9, 2018 / JNS) A Somali American Muslim women running to replace Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) had previously accused Israel of “evil doings” in the Gaza Strip and accused Israel of being an “apartheid state.”
In a November 2012 tweet, Ilhan Omar, who is currently a Minnesota state representative, said “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.”
Her 2012 tweet came after the Israel Defense Forces launched an operation in the Gaza Strip following the launching of 100 rockets at the Jewish state.
In May, Omar responded to criticism of the 2012 tweet, by accusing Israel of being an “apartheid state.”
“Drawing attention to the apartheid Israeli regime is far from hating Jews. You are a hateful sad man, I pray to Allah you get the help you need and find happiness,” she wrote on Twitter on May 28, 2018.
However, Omar told ABC News on Sunday that she is not anti-Semitic and accused her critics of “bigotry.”
“These accusations are without merit. They are rooted in bigotry toward a belief about what Muslims are stereotyped to believe,” she said, while not apologizing for her previous tweets….
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