Ilhan Omar trashes America: ‘Ignorance is really pervasive in many parts of this country’

Ilhan Omar trashes America: ‘Ignorance is really pervasive in many parts of this country’

[Ed. – Has anyone explained to her she’s free to go back to Somalia any time she likes?]

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) once again took a shot at Americans on Tuesday when she said during a podcast that “ignorance” was prevalent in “many parts of this country.”

Speaking about the process that refugees go through, Omar claimed that Republicans were “really good at misinformation and sort of really reorganizing facts to sort of paint a picture that really eventually is not rooted in fact.”

“And so it is not that they might not be knowledgeable about this, but they use it as a tool to stir up hate and division,” Omar continued. “And ignorance really is pervasive in many parts of, of this country.”

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Omar has faced backlash on a near weekly basis for anti-Semitic comments and the Democratic leadership has defended her by claiming she was ignorant about the type of words that are used in the U.S., saying that Omar has “a different experience in the use of words, and doesn’t understand that some of them are fraught with meaning.”

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