CNN Suggests Omar Made Light of Al Qaeda’s Crimes

After some banter with Tharwat, she continued, “You don’t say ‘America’ with an intensity, you don’t say ‘England’ with an intensity, you know, you don’t say ‘the army’ with an intensity. But you say these names because you want that word to carry weight.

She concluded: “So yes, a lot of it is deluded, I think. When you hear a lot of people speaking in Arabic, you know, suspicion arises.”

It is possible to argue that Omar was making light of al Qaeda’s crimes in suggesting that its name itself is what makes people recoil, or that she was implying that there is an equivalence between al Qaeda and the US army. But accusing her of praising al Qaeda is simply inaccurate.

Daniel Dale and Sarah Westwood, “Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ilhan Omar of praising al Qaeda“, CNN, July 15, 2019
Given the media’s lack of interest in investigating Omar’s many lies, including her claim to have personally observed in real life the bread-theft sentencing scene from Les Miserables, the press’s commitment to truth-telling in the case of Donald Trump’s remarks about Omar is touching. I am genuinely moved.

At least CNN suggested that there may be something to Trump’s claim that Omar praised al Qaeda. That is more than most defenders of Omar can bring themselves to do.

Pro-Omar Demonstrator Makes a Fashion Statement

This pro-Omar demonstrator is wearing a Che Guevara cut-off t-shirt with his flabby belly sticking out.
It is common for anti-Israel demonstrators to claim to be Jews when they are not. They feel it makes them more authoritative when denouncing Israel. My guess, however, is that this woman is telling the truth.

Controversial congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) stopped by the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue for a Ramadan fundraiser for CAIR-WA. Outside, progressive defenders of Omar shouted with conservative critics of her anti-Semitism.

MyNorthwest, “Jason

Omar Speaks at a CAIR Event, Prompting Protests and Counter-protests

Why is a member of Congress supporting a terrorist-affiliated organization created by the Muslim Brotherhood at events being held during the Memorial Day weekend when America honors its war dead?

Two Washington State CAIR Events lined up Rep Ilhan Omar as their guest speaker. In Bellevue on Saturday, people turned out to protest. She was also set to be the main speaker at a $40 per plate dinner at the SEA-TAC Hilton on Sunday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. in which the Press was banned. It