You would think that a black guy who has been he subject of “dog whistles” and “code” and such would actually get it.
Darrin. The rhetoric she used has roots that go back centuries. Dual loyalty, greed, etc, have been at the core of antisemitic rhetoric for 1000 years or more. Further, “modern” antisemites have been using the Zionism and/or Israel dodge for decades.
“Oh no, we have no problem with the Joooos. We object to [insert lame BS here].”
Let’s try it this way. “The Confederate flag isn’t racist. Its a part of our history. Our culture.”
Do you honestly believe that she didn’t understand the history and impact of her words?
Pelosi started here:
“Congresswoman Omar’s use of anti-Semitic tropes and prejudicial accusations about Israel’s supporters is deeply offensive. We condemn these remarks and we call upon Congresswoman Omar to immediately apologize for these hurtful comments.”
3 days later she rolled over with this:
“I don’t think our colleague is anti-Semitic, I think she has a different experience in the use of words, doesn’t understand that some of them are fraught with meaning that she didn’t realize,”
Really? REALLY? Would you allow someone making lightly veiled anti-black racist comments to slide with a BS explanation like that?
Darrin Bell and Theron Heir