Rep. Tlaib warns ‘we need to be very careful’ in criticizing Ilhan Omar for anti-Semitism

Rep. Tlaib warns ‘we need to be very careful’ in criticizing Ilhan Omar for anti-Semitism
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[Ed. – Yet Omar need not be careful about how she “criticizes” Jews, including the millions who are American citizens.  If you check out the video at the link, you will see Tlaib say “we need to be very careful” in criticizing Omar — implicitly, anyone like Omar who speaks in anti-Semitic tropes — FOUR times in the space of 60 seconds.]

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) was on Jake Tapper’s “State of the Union” show Sunday on CNN and made some of the most chilling remarks about what happened to Chelsea Clinton last Friday that I’ve seen yet.

Tapper asked her about the verbal ambush that happened to Clinton during a Friday vigil in New York for the mosque victims. Here’s what Tlaib had to say (bolded emphasis added by me):

TLAIB: Well, I just — I know, you know, Congresswoman Omar and myself have gotten so many death threats.

I think she is probably really — I actually pray every day for her safety.

I can just tell you the kind of public disagreement and the kind of language that sometimes is being used towards disagreeing with her on a number of fronts, foreign policy issues, people need to be very careful. …

And we need to be very careful. …

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