They had nothing to say about Muslim countries that are actually not democracies and are sham allies of the United States, such as Pakistan and Turkey.
Meanwhile, there is no doubt that Omar and Tlaib would have promoted the neo-Nazi Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement in Israel. These two vicious antisemites have repeatedly called for a boycott of the Jewish state. Why would Israel welcome them? They would spread Palestinian jihad propaganda. Israel is under no obligation to admit people who are dedicated to its destruction, and who would work to weaken the Jewish state.
Tlaib and Omar would have surely posted lies and blood libels about the Jewish state on social media, for the purpose of increasing the popularity of the BDS Movement in the United States. Such posts would also endanger pro-Israel American Jews, particularly on college campuses. Why should the Israeli government have allowed these two neo-Nazi thugs to slander Israel and the Jewish people? Nothing positive could have been achieved from such a propaganda trip.
“Democrat Ilhan Omar: Israel Is NOT an Ally and is NOT a “Democracy” – Must Give Palestinians Freedom of Movement into Israel (VIDEO),” by Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit, August 19, 2019 (thanks to Todd):
On Thursday Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were banned from entering Israel after months of their frequent attacks on the Jewish state and their promotion of the anti-Semitic BDS movement.
Their trip was planned by the antisemitic, pro-terror Miftah organization.
On Monday the radical Democrats lashed out at Israel for blocking their entry.
** Rashida Tlaib lashed out at the Israel security wall that eliminated terrorist attacks in their country.
The two Democrats also threatened US aid to the Jewish State.
Rep. Ilhan Omar: We give Israel more than $3 million in aid every year. This is predicated on them being an important ally in the region and (airquotes) “the only democracy” in the Middle East. But denying a visit to duly elected members of Congress is not consistent with being an ally and denying millions of people freedom of movement, or expression or self determination is not consistent with being a democracy. We must be asking as Israel’s ally the Netanyahu government stop the expansion of settlements on Palestinian land and ensure full rights to Palestinians if we are to give them aid. These are not just my views.
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