We all remember where we were on 9/11. Unlike other memories that fade, where were that day and who we were with are forever burnt into our memory.
Last week Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) gave a speech at a CAIR event. It is not a surprise that the right jumped on the speech and a specific phrase in the speech as if it was a piece of meat thrown to a group of famished hyenas.
The phrase, in regards to 9/11 and the rise in anti-Islamic hatred is as follows:
“Some people did something”
There are two issues. The first is that the right and the right leaning media (which unfortunately includes the NY Post, a paper that I have been a loyal reader of for many years) focused on that particular phrase instead of pulling back and getting all of their facts together before reacting.
The second issue is that you know who continues to harp on Representative Omar about her previous antisemitic comments. While I don’t quite think I will ever completely forgive her, the death threats that she and her family are receiving are a symptom of a much bigger issue in this country.
In spite of saying that he is pro-Israel and bears no hatred for people of the Jewish faith, his past tweets say otherwise.
By the way, does anyone else recall that while thousands of innocent people were dying on 9/11, he was bragging that he then owned the tallest building in lower Manhattan? (Starts at 1:50)
Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.