Watch as Ilhan Omar Unleashes Her Racist, Raging Fury Against All ‘White People’ and Republican ‘Goons’

From NBC News:
“The occupant of the White House, as my sister [Rep.] Ayanna [Pressley] likes to call him, and his allies are doing everything that they can to distance themselves and misinform the public from the monsters that they created that is terrorizing the Jewish community and the Muslim community,” Omar said to a crowd of more than 100 supporters Tuesday at an event at the Capitol organized by founders of Black Lives Matter. …
One of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, Omar continued Tuesday to blast Trump for his “vile attacks” against her and other groups and said that his “demented views are not welcome here.”
“This is not going to be the country of the xenophobics,” she said. “This is not going to be the country of white people. This is not going to be the country of the few. This is going to be the country of the many.”
The congresswoman took a swipe at members of her own Democratic Caucus as well as Republicans in Congress and the administration, paraphrasing what she said was a comment from a “sister of mine” on TV, referring to Pressley.
“The thing that upsets the occupant in the White House, his goons in the Republican Party, many of our colleagues in the Democratic Party is that they can’t stand, they cannot stand, that a refugee, a black woman, an immigrant, a Muslim shows up in Congress thinking she’s equal to them,” Omar said. …
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There’s more, from Conservative Tribune:
What’s ironic is that today’s story comes courtesy of a screed against bigotry, including Islamophobia, anti-Semitism (yes, she was able to keep a straight face) and xenophobia. That, on its face, sounds reasonable enough.
And then she remembered she was Ilhan Omar and instead decided to vilify both “white people” and “goons” in the Republican Party who she thinks don’t like her because of her race. The irony was lost on her, I’m guessing. …
Let me state here, as a person of incredible paleness, that I don’t get offended when people fall back on “yes, you, white people!” race-baiting. I understand why some people think it’s acceptable, given a liberal/postcolonial mindset. I find it more telling and lazy than abhorrent, and I certainly don’t think it’s typically meant in the same pernicious manner that, say, anti-Semitism is.
But that’s kind of the point here: It’s being spoken by a pernicious anti-Semite who’s apparently trying to rebrand herself so that “bigot” isn’t the first thing that you associate with her.
And how is she trying to accomplish this? By specifically attacking a group of people for their race. If this was the rollout of the Ilhan Omar who sincerely cares about Jewish people, it may have been the occasion to steer clear of the “But do you know who I really can’t stand… ?” rhetoric.
Beyond that, this is a country for whites, as much as it’s a country for African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Middle Easterners, Jews, Muslims, Christians, Hindus, atheists, cisgender individuals, LGBT individuals — everyone, in fact, who believes in the ideals that made this country great.
During his unctuous, demagogic candidacy announcement last week, Joe Biden actually managed to get one thing right: America is an idea. It’s not a country based on identity — much as Biden’s Democrats try to make it that way. …
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