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Old 12-01-2019, 06:14 PM
Chisquirrel is offline
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Originally Posted by Jackmannii View Post
Omar's flip-flopping
This only makes sense if you take her first statement as an outright denial that the Armenian Genocide/Holocaust occurred. She never denied it, but argued that determinations of genocide should not be politically motivated actions determined by elected officials because they're angry with the perpetrators for something happening in the present.

"I think we should demand accountability for human rights abuses consistently, not simply when it suits our political goals."

100 years of ignoring the Armenian Genocide/Holocaust, and NOW we're all concerned about it? Color me cynical - especially as the vote was brought up the same time as sanctions on Turkey - but something smells like bullshit.