Bold strategy Cotton, let’s see if it pays off.
After the sham vote yesterday on the Democrat’s “anti-hate” resolution, which put Jews 7th on the list, Ilhan Omar has been taking a victory lap. She’s lauding the resolution as…(checks notes)…fighting against Islamophobia? She’s also patting herself on the back for starting a conversation, which is just code for “oh, did my antisemitism make you uncomfortable, get over it.” Like a Somali David Copperfield, she’s managed to wave her hand and come out on top, claiming victim status despite the entire catalyst of this exercise being her anti-Semitic remarks.
It’s some of the finest gaslighting I’ve ever witnessed and the media are playing right along, with literally dozens of op-eds defending her appearing in various publications.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been doing her best mental gymnastics since this all broke, desperately searching for a way to not fracture her inter-sectional coalition. She seems to have settled on a response.
You see, we have it all wrong. Ilhan Omar isn’t anti-Semitic you guys, she’s just a child-like moron.
"The incident that happened with, I don't think our colleague is anti-Semitic, I think she has a different experience in the use of words, doesn't understand that some of them are fraught with meaning, that she, what, didn't realize." – @speakerpelosi on @ilhan
This is unreal pic.twitter.com/Qh0xVzpzlz
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) March 8, 2019
The 37 year old Congressional member, who’s been rebuked for anti-Semitism numerous times already just “didn’t realize” what she was saying, according to Nancy Pelosi. Does anyone really buy that? The soft bigotry of infantilizing Omar is just a weak attempt to deflect criticism. Omar is not young, she’s not new to anti-Semitism, and she understands exactly what she’s doing.
“No, really, I caught her playing with dolls once during a caucus meeting. We’re going to hire someone to watch her during the day.” https://t.co/50jUZ6hVRJ
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) March 8, 2019
Furthermore, if she’s really this dumb, why was she given a spot on the most powerful committee in Congress despite having zero experience in foreign affairs?
So this simpleton should obviously sit on the FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE and join her on the cover of Rolling Stone https://t.co/X0TKfxPakg
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) March 8, 2019
None of this makes any sense and that’s because it’s not supposed to. It’s just a narrative for CNN and the like to go parrot and the Democrats know they will dutifully do so. Yesterday, you saw the Democratic party wholesale embrace anti-Semitism and it doesn’t appear a u-turn is forthcoming. Nancy Pelosi has lost control of the ship and it’s only a matter of time before her coalition disintegrates. President Trump should be sending these people thank you cards.
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