Aug. 27, 2019
When is a “condemnation” of a Palestinian Arab terrorist attack not a condemnation of a Palestinian Arab terrorist attack? When Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is the person speaking.
News media outlets are trumpeting what they say was Tlaib’s condemnation of the bombing attack last Friday in which a 17-year-old Israeli Jewish girl was murdered, and her father and brother severely wounded.
Rep. Tlaib’s response to the attack was important. As the first and only Palestinian-American in Congress, she now has significant influence among Palestinian Arabs. She has the power to send a meaningful message to the Palestinian public. She can tell them that murdering Jews is immoral, and that there can be no excuses for it.
But she didn’t.
Rep. Tlaib’s response came in the form of a tweet. It began…..