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
This newest false moral equivalency defense of ⁦⁩ from ⁦⁦⁩ 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