After Thursday’s kerfuffle in the U.S. House of Representatives over anti-Semitic comments made by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), America’s esteemed lawmakers passed a bill condemning bigotry against nearly everyone- except white Christians.
“While it most frequently cited anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim bigotry, the resolution also condemned bigotry toward black Americans, Latinos, American Indians, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders and other people of color, Hindus, Sikhs, people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and immigrants,” according to The Star Tribune, a Minnesota paper.
The fact that white christians were left off of the list is telling, and did not go unnoticed by some members of House.
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) refused to vote for the resolution for that very reason.
“The failure to specifically state opposition to discrimination against Caucasian-Americans and Christians, while reflective of Socialist Democrat priorities and values, is, by omission, fatal to the bill,” he said.
Omar has made a string of anti-Semitic comments which have been excused by Democrats who do not care about racism, as long as its committed by a member of their own party. For further proof, see Virginia’s Democrat Governor Ralph Northam, who is still in office despite Big League Politics outing him for dressing up in blackface or as a klansman.
Omar’s recent comments were in reference to Israel’s lobbying power.
“We are tremendously proud to be part of a body that has put forth a condemnation of all forms of bigotry including anti-Semitism, racism, and white supremacy,” Omar said in a statement along with Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Andre Carson (D-Ind.) “At a time when extremism is on the rise, we must explicitly denounce religious intolerance of all kinds and acknowledge the pain felt by all communities.”
By “all communities,” Omar apparently meant all except the white community.
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