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She got the memo: Elizabeth Warren’s statement on Ilhan Omar is a big fat nothingburger

The House can’t seem to put together a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, but the 2020 Democratic candidates for president are begrudgingly issuing statements about Rep. Ilhan Omar and her repeated anti-Semitic comments. Bernie Sanders announced that his fear is that there’s an “effort to target Congresswoman Omar as a way of stifling that debate.”
Kamala Harris one-upped Sanders by expressing her concern that shining a spotlight on Omar was putting her at risk, and now Elizabeth Warren has released her statement in which she condemns “threats of violence” against Omar but not Omar’s statements.
NEW: @SenWarren on @IlhanMN: "Branding criticism of Israel as automatically anti-Semitic has had a chilling effext on our public discourse and makes it harder to achieve a peaceful solution between Israelis and Palestinians."
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Oh no, a chilling effect on our public discourse.
It’s ridiculous to say that Omar’s message was a neutral “criticism of Israel”. Read her comments.
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No one is saying criticism of Israel is “automatically anti-Semitic” as @SenWarren claims (what a pathetic straw man). And how would that make it “harder to achieve a peaceful solution”? Do claims of antisemitism justify war against Israel? Jews should suffer for opposing hatred?
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Dual loyalty accusations aren't "criticism of Israel" sorry, in fact, they have nothing to do with Israel, they're criticisms of American citizens.
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She didn't criticize Israel she criticized the loyalty of Americans who support Israel. That's the problem. It's an anti semitic trope of dual loyalty
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They’re all for bigoted and offensive statements now as long as it’s part of a debate. Incredible.
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Yeah, you're totally right. There's no Jew-hatred here. The fact that the most hated country in the world is the only Jewish country in the world is just a remarkable coincidence!
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.@SenWarren spent 30 years pretending to be a minority and know that she's been found out to only be white, she's fighting on the side of white supremacists and other anti-semites by belittling the bigotry that the Jewish community faces from her democratic colleagues.
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A few short decades ago, many conspired around the world to murder and eliminate all Jews. It must never happen again, and those who give an inch are complicit in its repeat. These sentiments are unspeakable.
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And now you know why Democrats booed Israel at the 2012 DNC and lost their shit about recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
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