This is the 21st century Democrat party, viciously antisemitic and anti-American. What proud American, let alone a Jew, would want to be affiliated with such venomous hate? This is particularly egregious, because Sanders is Jewish and yet he is aiding and abetting the vicious Jew-hater Ilhan Omar and her anti-Semitic ideology. But this is what we have come to expect from the left. Omar didn’t lose her plum position on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. She suffered no consequences at all besides a mild rebuke. For the Democrats, her Jew-hatred is what makes her appealing. They’ve been moving in that direction for a long time.
“Bernie Sanders Called Ilhan Omar to Offer His Support Amid Anti-Semitism Controversy,” by Gideon Resnick, Daily Beast, February 14, 2019 (thanks to Mark):
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reached out to Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday to offer his support amid criticism from both Democrats and Republicans that the progressive freshman lawmaker trafficked in anti-Semitic tropes on Twitter.
Omar’s office confirmed that the congresswoman spoke with Sanders—who is Jewish—but the conversation was off-record and so they could not go into further details about the contents of the discussion. A source familiar with the conversation confirmed to The Daily Beast that Sanders expressed support for Omar.
Earlier on Thursday, Jewish Insider reported that Sanders was asked about Omar’s tweets on a conference call hosted by James Zogby, founder of the Arab American Institute and a former member of the Democratic National Committee’s executive committee.
“I talked to Ilhan last night to give her my personal support,” Sanders was quoted as saying. “We will stand by our Muslim brothers and sisters.”…
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