Ilhan Omar chimes in on anti-socialist GOP PAC ad, claims it ‘incites violence’

Ilhan Omar chimes in on anti-socialist GOP PAC ad, claims it ‘incites violence’
Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Image: YouTube screen grab)

It’s impossible to flunk a Rorschach test, a tool used by psychologists to analyze patients in terms of their perceptions of inkblots. But if anyone could, it would be “Squad” members Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar.

As we reported on Saturday, Ocasio-Cortez was triggered by an ad by the super PAC New Faces GOP that shredded socialism. Although the ad neither mentioned nor depicted race and was even narrated by Elizabeth Heng, a “woman of color,” the New York freshman representative somehow saw the message as an expression of racism targeted at her. Talk about your dirty pictures!

Now tag team member Omar has weighed in with a tweet of her own. And what do the inkblots suggest to her? That the ad incites violence.

How she makes that leap from the ad, which depicts vividly the brutal effects of socialism — a form of governance that Omar applauds — is one for the textbooks. Heng, whose own father narrowly escaped death in Cambodia during the murderous reign of terror initiated by Pol Pot, neatly summed up Ocasio-Cortez’s reaction:

The job of dissecting Omar’s curious response fell to others. One person noted the rash of violent crimes committed by “persons of color” in Omar’s own home district in Minnesota, which in one case included ripping a victim’s shoes and pants off and then going through his pockets.

An even better response was this pointed quip:

 

 

 

 

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