New cracks emerge in Dem unity
House Democrats are showing more cracks in their united front just two months into the new Congress.
Holy shit this quote from
Top Dem on Omar's experience in refugee camp: "There are people who tell me, ‘Well, my parents are Holocaust survivors.’ ‘My parents did this.’ It’s more personal with her."
If a member of House Democrat leadership is comfortable shrugging off holocaust survivor’s families like this we shouldn’t be surprised they’re comfortable with a little casual anti-Semitism.
The Holocaust was a singular tragedy resulting in the death of 6M Jews. It’s offensive to diminish the suffering of survivors & the continuing pain of Jews today. We respect
’s long record of public service, but he should apologize & retract
Yashar Ali 🐘
This... veers off in a few directions
M. Zuhdi Jasser
This newest false moral equivalency defense of
is very revealing: “Her experience, Clyburn argued, is much more empirical —and powerful -than that of people who are generations removed from the Holocaust...”
Corbynite "anti-racists can't be anti-Semites" framing, in unusually blunt form from
: “There are people who tell me, ‘Well, my parents are Holocaust survivors.’ . . . It’s more personal with [Omar] . . she is living through a lot of pain.”
Victimhood mongering. James Clyburn (S.C.)Democratic whip & prominent member of the Congressional Black Caucus, thinks that Ilhan Omar's suffering more 'empirical and powerfu'l — than of people who are generations removed from the Holocaust