The far left in America has had an anti-Israel and anti-Semitic problem for a long time but they have been able to hide it pretty well. With the election of far left Rep. Ilhan Omar in Minnesota, their hatred is now out in the open for all to see.
Philip Klein writes at the Washington Examiner:
2020 Democrats normalize anti-Semitism by defending Ilhan Omar
Democrats seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination are starting to come out in defense of Rep. Ilhan Omar, and in the process, they are normalizing anti-Semitism.
Leading Democratic candidates Sens. Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren have all come out defending Omar and pointing fingers at her critics, despite a series of statements she has made targeting American Jews.
Omar has been unrepentant over statements she made lamenting the influence of Jewish money in politics and questioning whether Jews were more loyal to Israel than America. The bigoted statements perpetuated classic anti-Semitic stereotypes, but that is now what’s considered acceptable in the Democratic Party— as long as it gets subsequently laundered as mere criticism of Israel.
Democrats were going to pass a resolution condemning anti-Semitism but they had to postpone it. They can’t even get their members to agree that hatred of Jews is a bad thing.
The New York Times reports:
Democrats Put Off Anti-Semitism Resolution After Fierce Backlash
House Democratic leaders have put off a vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and bigotry after a backlash from rank-and-file lawmakers who said Representative Ilhan Omar, whose comments gave rise to the measure, was being unfairly singled out.
Representative Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat, told reporters on Wednesday morning that the language of the resolution was still being drafted and no date for a vote had been set. But by Wednesday afternoon, the uproar over Ms. Omar had spread beyond the House, to the White House and the Senate.
As House Democrats questioned why their leaders had not moved earlier to condemn President Trump for his own racially charged comments, Mr. Trump weighed in on Twitter. Seeking to exploit divisions among Democrats, he chastised them for not taking an immediate and strong stand on anti-Semitism.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, all of whom are Democrats, recently shielded Ilhan Omar from the press, physically:
Leaving CBC meeting, members formed a circle around @IlhanMN and Marcia Fudge literally stuck her arm out to prevent reporters from asking her questions.
Then a few members hugged Omar, including Al Lawson.
— Melanie Zanona (@MZanona) March 6, 2019