[Ed. – Left eating its own]
Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib suggested people should boycott Bill Maher’s HBO show, a day after the comedian criticized Democrats who are in favor of boycotting Israel.
The liberal HBO host argued that the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement, which seeks to penalize Israel for their treatment of Palestinians, “is a bullshit purity test by people who want to appear woke but actually slept through history class.”
Tlaib, who is of Palestinian descent and a supporter of the movement, responded to Maher by tweeting, “Maybe folks should boycott his show. I am tired of folks discrediting a form of speech that is centered on equality and freedom. This is exactly how they tried to discredit & stop the boycott to stand up against the apartheid in S. Africa. It didn’t work then and it won’t now.”