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Rep. Omar’s comments are worse than you think, by Todd Stein (TOI)

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Mar. 11, 2019

A significant crack in the US-Israel alliance broke open last week and it will be very difficult to fix.

As you recall, over a two-week span, Rep. Ihlan Omar, a freshman from Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, alleged that the US-Israel alliance was bought and paid for by AIPAC, charged Jews with having dual loyalties, and affirmed her support for the BDS movement, the goal of which is a one-state solution and that one state is not Israel.

Instead of rebuking Rep. Omar and standing up for shared values of democracy and individual freedoms, the House of Representatives passed a generic and meaningless resolution condemning “bigotry against any minorities,” including “anti-Muslim discrimination” and “anti-Semitism.”

Transitioning the Israel-Palestinian conflict into a matter of competing religious victimhood is exactly what Rep. Omar and her supporters wanted

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