Democrats Shocked to Find Hijab Lady is an anti-Semite

Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer and the rest of the Democrat House leadership feigned shock and horror over freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (Demented, MN.) latest anti-Semitic outburst. Hijab Lady Tweeted that AIPAC buys support for Israel — “It’s all about the Benjamins, baby.”

What about Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison – another Jihad American — whose friendship with Louis Farrakhan (“Jews are termites”) goes back to the 1990s, all of the Democrats – including Omar and her colleague Rep. Rashida Tlaib — who are part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement?

Omar issued a non-apology apology for what Pelosi and company called “anti-Semitic tropes and prejudicial accusations about Israel’s supporters.”

As if they didn’t know about Omar’s history (“the apartheid regime of Israel” has “hypnotized the world” to ignore its “evil doings”) when they put this whacko on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  Last March, Omar spoke at a Council of American Islamic Relations dinner with CAIR Florida leader Hassan Shibly who raved that “Israel and its supporters are the enemies of God and humanity.”

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Is Omar’s rhetoric extraordinary and totally unexpected given the history of Islamic anti-Semitism? The Palestinian Authority (so-called) is a factory of Jew-hatred. Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran and  the Muslim Brotherhood deal in anti-Semitism that echoes Mein Kampf and the Protocols of Zion. The PA pays a pension to the families of terrorists who murder Jews in Israel.

The left’s hatred of America and Israel are two sides of the same coin. Both are depicted as racist, imperialistic, war-mongering, exploiters of the Third World masses.

Is it any wonder that Omar also supports the Stalinist Maduro regime in Venezuela?

In a January Tweet, she charged, “Trump’s efforts to install a far-right opposition will only incite violence and further destabilize the region.” Questioning Trump’s special envoy to Venezuela, Omar asked Elliot Abrams if he’d support “genocide” if it served American interests. Pelosi and Hoyer didn’t demand an apology for that smear.

Christians are murdered and persecuted every day from Pakistan to Egypt, but Israel alone is indicted for its alleged human rights abuses. Is there a BDS movement targeting any Muslim nation?

Commissar Ocasio-Cortez is said to be the future of the Democratic Party. So is Abu Omar.

EDITOR’S NOTE: While Pelosi feigns her shock over Omar’s anti-Semitic comments, she knew about them before the election and when she placed Omar on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Since Pelosi’s supposed shock over Omar’s anti-Semitism, she has still not done anything to remove Omar from the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, where Omar can have a direct impact on the US relations with Israel.

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Don Feder is a former Boston Herald writer who is now a political/communications consultant. He also maintains his own website, DonFeder.com.
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