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Old 03-05-2019, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by BobLibDem View Post
Would it have been anti-Semitic if "all about the Benjamins" had been in reference to Congressmen taking cash from the NRA? If not, then why is pointing out the financial allegiance to the Israeli lobby offensive when pointing out the financial allegiance to other lobbies is not?

My two cents: if this had been a WASP making these comments, nobody would have gotten the vapors over it. But some want to use this to drum up anti-Muslim bigotry.
Oh I think there would still be controversy and calls for apologies, but with Omar, there's a much deeper level of suspicion to overcome, and fair or not, she needs to come to that realization - fast.