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Profile of a bigot: Arab-Muslim "Palestinian" masking it under "criticism" RacistRash-ida Tlaib

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Profile of a bigot: Arab-Muslim "Palestinian" masking it under "criticism" RacistRashida Tlaib

* Rashida Tlaib's History of Antisemitism,"
J Pollack, Breitbart, July 26, 2019. [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/26/rashida-tlaib-history-of-antisemitism/]

... Tlaib's extreme anti-Israel rhetoric, some of which has arguably crossed the line into antisemitism, CNN might do better to ask about the Democratic Party's failure to address the rise of antisemitism in its midst.

Here is a summary of Tlaib's record:

Opposing Israel's right to exist: Tlaib does not believe Israel has a right to exist. She advocates for a "one-state solution" in which a Palestinian state would replace Israel. The Jewish state is the only state in the world that Talib wants to dismantle. Her position cost her the support of far-left J Street, which generally opposes Israel but prefers to maintain the façade of support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Accusing pro-Israel members of Congress of dual loyalty: In January, Tlaib tweeted that Senators who supported a pro-Israel bill "forgot what country they represent." The remark evoked of antisemitic themes of "dual loyalty" — that is, the idea that Jews are not patriotic, or that support for Israel detracts from love for America. The American Jewish Committee tweeted a photo of Tlaib wrapping herself in the Palestinian flag.

Saying the Holocaust gave her a "calming feeling": Tlaib told an interviewer that the Holocaust gave her a "calming feeling" because Palestinians had allowed "a safe haven for Jews, post-the Holocaust, post-the tragedy and the horrific persecution of Jews across the world at that time." The opposite was true: Palestinians wanted Jewish refugees excluded, and Palestinian leader Hajj Amin al-Husseini collaborated with the Nazis.

Comparing border facilities to "concentration camps": Earlier this month, Tlaib endorsed the claim by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that the U.S. is running "concentration camps" along the border with Mexico, a claim that noted legal scholar (and Democrat) Alan Dershowitz has said is a form of Holocaust denial. Both the U.S. Holocaust Museum and Israel's Yad Vashem memorial have opposed the comparison.

Comparing Israel to Nazi Germany: Tlaib, Omar, and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) introduced a bill this month defending the "boycott, divestment, sanctions" (BDS) movement — which critics consider antisemitic because it singles out the Jewish state, ignoring Palestinian terror and the numerous tyrannical regimes in the region. Tlaib likened anti-Israel BDS to the boycott of Nazi Germans. (An anti-BDS bill ultimately passed 398-17.)


"Rashida Tlaib Promotes False 'Blood Libel' Claim Demonizing Jews, Refuses To Apologize," Ryan Saavedra, DailyWire.com, Jan 27, 2020. [https://www.dailywire.com/news/rashida-tlaib-promotes-false-blood-libel-claim-demonizing-jews-refuses-to-apologize]

Far-left Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), who has a documented history of anti-Semitism, promoted a false blood libel story last week demonizing Israelis for the death of a young Palestinian boy and, after significant backlash, deleted the retweet but has refused to apologize for her latest anti-Semitic incident.

The tweet that Tlaib promoted stated: "KIDNAPPED & EXECUTED 7 year old #Palestinian child Qusai was kidnapped by a Herd of violent #Israeli settlers, assaulted & thrown in a water well was found this morning frozen to death in Beit Hanina, #Jerusalem after #Israeli forces assaulted search teams."


* "Rashida Tlaib accused of anti-Semitism for reaction to Biden's Jewish Sec of State nominee, "Joseph A. Wulfsohn, Fox News, Nov 23, 2020. [https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rashida-tlaib-biden-antony-blinken]

"Welp, as long as that Judische pick doesn't stop me from focusing my hatred on one country, Israel, then he's a good Jew!' It's not your 1A right you're trying to protect but your vile Jew-hatred! That's ALL yours!" ...

Critics ask did she raise Israeli policy issues because of Antony Blinken's religion.


* Dr. Einat Wilf (@EinatWilf) Tweeted July 13, 2021 [https://twitter.com/EinatWilf/status/1414933194613403649?s=20]:

Rashida Tlaib might be surprised to learn that every sovereign nation restricts entry, residence and citizenship for outsiders, including (gasp!) the US. In no country does marrying someone mean they get to become a citizen or even a resident. Israel, amazingly, is no different.


* "Jewish leaders condemn Tlaib's 'antisemitic dog whistle' in recent comments," TOI, 7 August 2021. [https://www.timesofisrael.com/jewish-leaders-condemn-tlaibs-antisemitic-dog-whistle-in-recent-comments/]

Congresswoman spoke of people 'behind the curtain' exploiting 'the rest of us,' from Gaza to Detroit

Kikar Roundabout (@KikarRoundabout) Tweeted (Aug. 8, 2021) [https://twitter.com/KikarRoundabout/status/1424143802588139520?s=20]:
Dear Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib,

Saying "as a woman of color" before a racist statement does not make that statement any better.


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