WAPO: Ocasio-Cortez defends Omar, criticizes Democrats over anti-Semitism resolution (The End?)

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized fellow Democrats and pushed back against party leaders over their efforts to rebuke fellow freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar for comments perceived as anti-Semitic.

The House is expected to vote this week on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism — one that does not mention Omar (Minn.) directly but comes in response to remarks she made last week suggesting that Israel’s supporters have an “allegiance to a foreign country.”
Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) on Tuesday told her 3.4 million Twitter followers that “no one seeks this level of reprimand when members make statements about Latinx + other communities,” mentioning an incident when Rep. Jason T. Smith (R-Mo.) shouted “Go back to Puerto Rico!” at Democrats during a floor debate earlier this year.

“It’s not my position to tell people how to feel, or that their hurt is invalid,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote. “But incidents like these do beg the question: where are the resolutions against homophobic statements? For anti-blackness? For xenophobia? For a member saying he’ll ‘send Obama home to Kenya?’”
The tweets were an implicit critique of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), who moved to put the anti-Semitism resolution on the House floor after Omar’s comments last week prompted several Jewish members to push for a rebuke. Twice this year, Omar has apologized for tweets that critics said had anti-Semitic overtones, but she has instead defended her latest comments questioning Israel supporters’ “allegiance” — arguing that she is only raising questions about Israeli government policy and American support for it.

In Ocasio-Cortez, the breakout liberal star of the House freshman class, Omar has a powerful ally who is able to reach a wide audience on social media. On Tuesday, Ocasio-Cortez said Omar “has demonstrated a willingness to listen+work w/impacted communities” and thus should not be subject to a “calling out” from fellow Democrats in the House.
“If House leadership is creating a standard & committing to calling a resolution for every incident . . . then thats a clear way to address the issue & we can all understand,” she added. “But if they’re not, I think it’s valid to ask why not.”
I know she used to be a bartender but she was with the DSA, and had to pay at least some attention to what's going on around her.

The fact she'd be dumb enough to fight on this topic basically seals that deal that she's done. Democrats will flush her out now, she's literally breaking line beyond the point of toleration, and her fighting against the resolution will make it so that she likely won't be in politics again either.

She had a good run. Well, not good, but she had a run.
 
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I disagree that they'll "flush her out". She is an elected official.

Instead, I see this forming a crack right down the middle. The Democrat playbook has been to double-down, to dig in, to shout louder. There is no indication they will be changing their tactics when it comes to AOC, and there's no indication that AOC will shift away from these very same tactics herself.

Allow me to set the stage: corporate, establishment Dems drifting toward the middle (Pelosi, Warren, even Clinton to a degree) versus the far-Left Comrades who believe in upending the establishment while also establishing a new establishment that pays for everyone's problems (i.e. good ol' socialism).
 
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House Resolution 569 was introduced in December 2016 "Condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States,"

How about AOC and Omar investigate CAIR and its influence in bringing the resolution? It must be that Muslim money that bought off the house to bring forward such a resolution.

We need to question the foreign allegiances to Muslim countries and have an open and frank discussion about the powerful Muslim lobby.
 
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What a time to be alive. We have far left elected officials openly supporting anti-semitism. It'll be interesting to see how the moderate Dems deal with this because it's already out of control.

In not surprising news, CNN isn't mentioning this on their front page, at the moment. Like usual, they're carrying water for the Democrats.
 
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Expected. The freshmen are sticking together in their light party-breaking tactics of choosing marginal topics to build their "maverick" reputations, while voting in lockstep with the party on all the main topics. The Democratic Party is maintaining that almost any criticism of Israel is antisemitism, which is an untenable position.

As far as this sinking Cortez, it will do anything but. But it's good to see that the OP rejoices at displays of "group think."
 
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Expected. The freshmen are sticking together in their light party-breaking tactics of choosing marginal topics to build their "maverick" reputations, while voting in lockstep with the party on all the main topics. The Democratic Party is maintaining that almost any criticism of Israel is antisemitism, which is an untenable position.

As far as this sinking Cortez, it will do anything but. But it's good to see that the OP rejoices at displays of "group think."
That's not what happened.

 
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Surely she must be aware that the House did indeed denounce Steve King under a similar resolution? That also denounced him by name, which is what many want with Omar.

How can she honestly ask these rhetorical questions?
 
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She’s lying and misrepresenting the Puerto Rico comment by Jason Smith. The comment was directed at a large group of Democrats returning from a junket in Puerto Rico, not any particular latinx (fuck this made up word) person.
 
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Its funny how she uses whaaboutisim in regards to homophobia or black racism, as if she is saying we shouldn't fight antisemitism until everything else is resolved. Sure sounds like antisemitism isn't as important, I guess Jews are just way down on the victim list. Probably why the left keep trying to make Jews into whites and give us white privilege.

And lets remember that an anti-lynching bill was passed and piggy backed off of a fake hate crime, and in 2016 the house had a resolution that specifically called out bigotry against Muslims.

But I guess its too much to ask for memebers of congress to actually have knoweledge about what they are talking about. Feelings over facts, morals over truth and all that.
 
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Criticising the Israeli government is a"anti-Semitism"?

So is criticising the government of Iraq or Pakistan or whatever other majority Muslim country "islamaphobia"?
Why can't you guys just get it. Dragging up antisemitic tropes is antisemetic, not criticizing Israel or their government.

Stop hiding behind derp derp just criticsizing the government when you are being antisemetic. (not saying you personally). Just like its lame when someone scream antisemitism all the time, its just as lame to do the opposite and scream just criticizing the government while talking about how Jews use their money to control governments.

Ill put it in a way to make it easier to understand. Its like blackface. Saying Jews have control, dual loyalty, or use their money is the same as blackface. The guy who dresses up as Kanye might not be a racist, but doing blackface with its context and history and conotations is racist and will be called out for it. Its the same with using antisemetic tropes. Imagine Nordstrom said he wore black face because he was just criticising the criminal justice system.

So talk shit about Bibi or Likud all you want. Don't drag up tropes that have gotten Jews killed over the past centuries.
 
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Stop being deliberately obtuse. On what planet is this not anti-semistism?


Why can't you guys just get it. Dragging up antisemitic tropes is antisemetic, not criticizing Israel or their government.

Stop hiding behind derp derp just criticsizing the government when you are being antisemetic. (not saying you personally). Just like its lame when someone scream antisemitism all the time, its just as lame to do the opposite and scream just criticizing the government while talking about how Jews use their money to control governments.

Ill put it in a way to make it easier to understand. Its like blackface. Saying Jews have control, dual loyalty, or use their money is the same as blackface. The guy who dresses up as Kanye might not be a racist, but doing blackface with its context and history and conotations is racist and will be called out for it. Its the same with using antisemetic tropes. Imagine Nordstrom said he wore black face because he was just criticising the criminal justice system.

So talk shit about Bibi or Likud all you want. Don't drag up tropes that have gotten Jews killed over the past centuries.

According to Rep. Omar (and I believe her), she wasn't aware of the hypnotized trope... Neither was I and I'm older than she is by about 20 years.

I like to read (and listen) about history but not everything in my studies (which is a sometimey hobby) brings up everything... Such as tropes such as the hypnotizing thing.

And just to nip it in the bud because I KNOW someone will say "well why isn't she criticising Muslim countries?" ... She HAS... Over Saudi Arabia's human rights abuses including the recent murder of the Arabic-american journalist in Turkey.... She's even suggested boycotting Hajj!

Does that make her an islamaphobic? Especially since she didn't NAME the leaders but just the countries?

You can call me obtuse but I'm honest about what I do and don't know and if I'm mistaken about something, I'll correct myself and own the mistake.
 

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Most likely why Omar supports Palestinians is because she is Muslim. Kinda a pot calling a kettle black situation here. Somalia has nothing to do with Palestinians. And Palestinians are treated like crap all over the Arab world. Lebanon has actual apartheid against them where they are banned from citizenship, public schools, and working in many professions. Lebanon has built literal prison walls around Palestinian villages.

Syria had 100 000 Palestinians ethinically cleansed, and something like 4000 Palestinians have been killed in Syrias civil war, thats probably more Palestinians killed in Syria in those years than killed in Gaza.

What about her home country Somalia, has she spoke up about the persecutions Christians face there? Seeing how Somalia is one of the top 10 countries where Christians are persecuted. Has she spoken out about Al-Shabab?

I can find this comment about a bombing after terrorist killed 70

Omar blamed “our involvement in other people’s affairs” for terrorism in a 2013 interview with Tharwat.


“When are we gonna decide or realize that terrorism is a reaction? It’s an ideology, it’s a means of things, it’s not an entity, it’s not a place, people. It’s a reaction to a situation,” Tharwat said in the interview, which Fox News uncovered Monday.


“Yes. What you’re insinuating is what nobody wants to face,” Omar replied. “Nobody wants to face how the actions of the other people that are involved in the world have contributed to the rise of the radicalization and the rise of terrorist acts.”


“Usually most people want to not look internal [sic] and see what [are] their actions that makes another react. For us, it’s always, ‘I must have not done anything. Why is it happening to me?’ Nobody wants to take accountability of how these are byproducts of the actions of our involvement in other people’s affairs,” she added.
Or how come her district has so many joining foreign terrorist groups?

More men and boys from a Somali American community in Minneapolis have joined – or attempted to join – a foreign terrorist organization over the last 12 years than any other jurisdiction in the country.


FBI stats show 45 Somalis left to join the ranks of either the Somalia-based Islamic insurgency al-Shabab, or the Iraq- and Syria-based ISIS combined. And as of 2018, a dozen more had been arrested with the intention of leaving to support ISIS. Both numbers are far higher than those of alleged terrorist wannabes who left or attempted to leave the country from other areas in the country where Muslim refugees have been resettled.
 

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A lot of folks on the left are standing up for her now. Earlier they were scared, but there's a divide in opinion.

https://news.vice.com/en_us/article...o-punish-rep-ilhan-omar-appears-to-be-working
yup the fringe group has been able to as Omar says "hypnotize" the Dems by hiding behind "derp derp just criticizing Israel bro" to mask their antisemitism.

Omar was called out for her statements that didn't mention Israel or Bibi or the Likud or settlements. Her statements did not contain any criticism of Israel, actually rather of American citizens. So its total BS for her to cry I am just attacking Israel when she clearly said American Jews have dual loyalty and use their money to control politics, some of the oldest antisemetic canards out there.

But Omar is ok with taking money from CAIR, and defending ISIS terrorist. But its not okay for her fellow American's to show support of one of America's best allies. I guess ISIS terrorist deserve more compassion according to her.
 
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AOC has had the most personally disastrous first two months in office of any national politician in recent memory.

Corruption scandals, completely at odds with her party, screwed over her state, complete lack of understanding of policy. .
 
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Hardcore AOC supporters will stick with her, but the more her antics get into headlines the more I think moderate liberals will get even more moderate. Not every liberal democrat is so far left.

Some people will want to distance themselves from stupid shenanigans, so they might just vote for more righty politicians (as long as they aren't too right).

Part of political voting has nothing to do with the massive 30 bullet pt agendas at hand, but more about image and which one to root for for sake of not associating with an ass.
 

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Just like some in the state Congress are ok with blatant hatred of Muslims...

dont agree with this photo and think it is in horrible taste.

Not sure what the connection is between Omar and 9/11. Omar isn't even Saudi.

There is plenty to blast her with, without having to stoop to that level. Just look at her support for people who wanted to join ISIS to kill people.
 
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dont agree with this photo and think it is in horrible taste.

Not sure what the connection is between Omar and 9/11. Omar isn't even Saudi.

There is plenty to blast her with, without having to stoop to that level. Just look at her support for people who wanted to join ISIS to kill people.
That's your typical childish political mudslinging. Amazing, since it comes from grown adults who are supposed to act mature and represent the people.

If you look at from a 30,000 ft level, political smacktalk is arguably the worst out there. You don't even see quirky Coke vs Pepsi ads from the 80s being this stupid. And profiteering companies are trying to capture as much profit as possible, yet how often do you see corporations stoop to levels like this?

Omar 9/11 stuff like this is like Apple calling out IBM for helping sell equipment to Nazis in WWII. But you'll never see companies going this hardcore.
 
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Just like some in the state Congress are ok with blatant hatred of Muslims...

That photo is despicable and should never have been made. Whoever did it should be ashamed.

That said, I don't think the reason they created it is based on racism or islamophobia.
I think it is more a very crass political stunt to put Pelosi in an impossible situation and fanning the flames.

If Pelosi protects her, then they can come back with "See, DNC is anti-semitic, confirmed."
If Pelosi criticizes her, then others can come back with "See, in light of this poster, Pelosi still cencures her. DNC hates muslims confirmed."

I have very low opinion on people that uses racism or religionism (islamophobia or other) as a tool to push buttons. That is despicable,
but in todays climate, maybe it works :-( .
 
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If she was putting forth a world wide package to stifle foreign lobbyists and reduce money we export to all countries and she didn’t lead with the Israel shtick no one would care.

She instead plays to the worst optics possible for herself as if she’s saying, “come at me bro!”

Her criticisms have merit but she has muddied the water with poor choices of words and even said some head scratching borderline if not outright racist things.

She should be mocked. Openly. Just like every other public figure who plays the court jester.
 
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Just like some in the state Congress are ok with blatant hatred of Muslims...

What does this have to do with the Democrats observable hand waving away issues their own party brings up as a cudgel to use against anyone not in their party? I can point out the hypocrisy of the democrats within their own rule sets without having to do a whataboutism in reference to a poorly thought out meme.

Fact: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is still in office despite his, and lets use Hillary Clinton's language, "Deplorable" behavior in a yearbook.

Fact: Virginia LT. Governor Justin Fairfax has been accused of Sexual Assault by two different women. If we were to apply the Democrats modus operandi of believe women, I would expect this guy to have to step down. The nomination of Justice Kavanaugh was a circus perpetrated by the Democrats with flimsier evidence. He still remains in office.

So, while you can show an image of meme that uses specious reasoning to connect a Somali Refugee [who has an observable history of anti-semtic remarks both in private and public life], to 9-11 (while stupid) caused by Saudi Nationals whom overstayed their Visas, do you really think it merits the same scrutiny?

I mean, you really think the Democrats are batting a thousand right now with regards to the moral high ground?
 
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Polarization is increasing in diversity. Now we have Leftist Dems, neocon dems, Moderate Dems, Moderate Repubs and neocon repubs plus Zionist lobby shilling it out for maximum carnage.
 
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it is kind of ironic that the only other sign available in that photo is "The poverty stricken people of Appalachia" and it's ignored entirely.

the Muslims = 9/11 thing is sickening and racist but it has been going on for a good 18 years now and is a natural domestic response to US foreign policy, which was driven by both parties funding the military effort and mainstream media promoting xenophobia lite.
 
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You know, on the outside looking in at these comments in this thread and on the board in general, it's amazing the lengths people will go condemn anyone on "the other side" while defending their side over the same things...

And no, I don't keep score ... Whether it was kavanaugh, Trump, Cohen, manafort, AOC, Omar, etc... It's just amazing to me how truth REALLY isn't objective ...
 
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Surely she must be aware that the House did indeed denounce Steve King under a similar resolution? That also denounced him by name, which is what many want with Omar.

How can she honestly ask these rhetorical questions?
She may know this.... but her dumb fanclub she sells this played innocence/ignorance too...
 

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This quote is 100% truth. She should never have apologized for it.
The Jewish power to hypnotize the world, as Ms. Omar put it, is the plot of Jud Süss — the most successful Nazi film ever made. In the film, produced by Joseph Goebbels himself, Josef Süss Oppenheimer, an 18th-century religious Jew, emerges from the ghetto, makes himself over as an assimilated man, and rises to become the treasurer to the Duke of Württemberg. Silly duke: Allowing a single Jew into his city leads to death and destruction.

After seeing the final cut of the film, in August 1940, Goebbels wrote in his diary: “An anti-Semitic film of the kind we could only wish for. I am happy about it.” And no wonder: It premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where it received the Golden Lion Award. By some estimates, more than 20 million people saw it.
Goebbels would agree its 100% truth. You keep good company my friend. Just remember when you curse the Jews you are offending Allah he will have a special place in hell for you. All the black devils will torture you for eternity. You will never get your 72 virgins.

Oh another person who believes that Jews have hypnotic powers

Rudolph Hess believed the Jews had hypnotised Winston Churchill into taking a negative stance towards Nazi Germany, according to the Deputy Nazi leader's recently discovered psychiatric records.

Notes written by Dr Henry Dicks, one of the Army psychiatrists who monitored Hess while he was a prisoner in Britain, detail his bizarre convictions.

Hess believed Churchill had been 'mesmerised' by evil forces who were trying to kill him because he was the 'only person who knew of their secret psychic powers'.
Ilhan Omar, Joseph Goebbels, Rudolph Hess and Supreme Allah, like peas in a pod just worrying about the hypnotic powers of Jews.
 
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You know, on the outside looking in at these comments in this thread and on the board in general, it's amazing the lengths people will go condemn anyone on "the other side" while defending their side over the same things...

And no, I don't keep score ... Whether it was kavanaugh, Trump, Cohen, manafort, AOC, Omar, etc... It's just amazing to me how truth REALLY isn't objective ...
The truth is generally objective. The media just spins it, often hiding the truth and leaving only opinion, which is subjective.

No direct evidence of kavanaugh exists. The other people she said were there denied it. The other women who came forward which added 'weight' to her claims were all debunked, like the wild rape punch/rape room one. But mainstream media played up #believe. The objective truth is that there is no evidence anything happened. That the media is able to play up the emotional opinions of masses of people is not evidence of the end of truth, but rather evidence of the end of being rational about the truth.

Same for Covington, same for smollet.

Something like Manafort is more like miscommunication amplified by the media. Nobody on the right is really saying he is innocent. They are saying the only reason this all came up is due to a sham investigation.

I think the right is particularly pissed over this because when Steve king said unsavory things, he was rebuked, forced off his committees, and shunned.

When Omar said antisemitic things, the left first promised to rebuke her then instead circled their wagons and literally defended her, painting her as the victim.

Mainstream media has created such a fabricated boogeyman in trump that they are now able to operate outside of the truth. Russian collusion, smollet, Covington, kavanaugh.... they have been greenlighted to run endless false narratives. This is not because truth is dead, or because truth isn't objective.

It is because the mainstream media is lying.
 
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Stop being deliberately obtuse. On what planet is this not anti-semistism?

I 100% back AOC on this one, and Omar, and I think this takes a ton of bravery on AOC's part. About time we get someone who doesn't spend their time in congress cowering in fear.

While you clutch pearls worrying about some tweets, Israel is openly a racist apartheid state, holds all of Palestine in an open air prison, and keeps expanding illegal settlements. What a joke this thread is. Reminds me of the 90s when SJWs were on the right.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/worl...2dda3c0df52_story.html?utm_term=.cbc38da5c931
 
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I 100% back AOC on this one, and Omar, and I think this takes a ton of bravery on AOC's part. About time we get someone who doesn't spend their time in congress cowering in fear.

While you clutch pearls worrying about some tweets, Israel is openly a racist apartheid state, holds all of Palestine in an open air prison, and keeps expanding illegal settlements. What a joke this thread is. Reminds me of the 90s when SJWs were on the right.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/worl...2dda3c0df52_story.html?utm_term=.cbc38da5c931
You can make your point without having to go to lies. Israel is not a racist apartheid state. Palestine is not in an open air prison, and settlements don't keep "expanding".

As far as what Bibi said, he said it in response to an Israeli who was arguing the opposite. So don't paint Bibi as the sole authority of Israel. Its like saying Trumps words are 100% what every American agrees with. And also most people will only focus on the headline and not on everything he said.

“As you wrote, there is no problem with the Arab citizens of Israel. They have equal rights like all of us and the Likud government has invested more in the Arab sector than any other government,”

In reality its all politics, cuz you know there is an election that is about to happen in Israel.

“Rotem, we have no problem with the Arabs,” she wrote on Facebook. “We have in our party many Arab, Druze and Christian members. We have a problem with the hypocrisy and the masquerade ball of Lapid and Gantz, who are trying with all their might to hide from the public the fact that they’re left-wing, and are dressing up as centrists.” Regev added that Matsliah “didn’t stop me because it’s the truth. It’s either Bibi or Tibi.”

"During days when rockets are falling on communities in the South, I don't understand the logic of attacking a TV broadcaster instead of dealing with the real threat, which is Hamas shooting rockets at our children," Bennett said. "When I am defense minister, we will fight terrorists, and not the host of Hakochav Haba." The education minister added that all Israeli citizens have the right to equal citizenship, but there are "some parties and some individual MKs who oppose the existence of the State of Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people, and that I cannot accept."
Its all stupid politics.

Israel is the one and only Jewish state and people will have to accept that. Doesn't mean that non-Jews aren't welcome or have 100% equal rights and equal opportunities. It just means that Israel will forever be the state of the Jewish people. Just like America is the state of the American people and Mexico will never take over America. Mexican's can still have full rights in the US once they become citizens but they will never turn the USA into Mexico 2.
 
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You can make your point without having to go to lies. Israel is not a racist apartheid state. Palestine is not in an open air prison, and settlements don't keep "expanding".

As far as what Bibi said, he said it in response to an Israeli who was arguing the opposite. So don't paint Bibi as the sole authority of Israel. Its like saying Trumps words are 100% what every American agrees with. And also most people will only focus on the headline and not on everything he said.

“As you wrote, there is no problem with the Arab citizens of Israel. They have equal rights like all of us and the Likud government has invested more in the Arab sector than any other government,”

In reality its all politics, cuz you know there is an election that is about to happen in Israel.



Its all stupid politics.

Israel is the one and only Jewish state and people will have to accept that. Doesn't mean that non-Jews aren't welcome or have 100% equal rights and equal opportunities. It just means that Israel will forever be the state of the Jewish people. Just like America is the state of the American people and Mexico will never take over America. Mexican's can still have full rights in the US once they become citizens but they will never turn the USA into Mexico 2.
He wont even say that Arabs are welcome in their own state and they make up 20% of the population. He is explicitly stating that Israel is an ethnostate. It's for one ethnicity only. And this absolutely contributes to discrimination.

But you guys are worried about tweets?
 

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He wont even say that Arabs are welcome in their own state and they make up 20% of the population. He is explicitly stating that Israel is an ethnostate. It's for one ethnicity only. And this absolutely contributes to discrimination.

But you guys are worried about tweets?
He said there are no problem with Arabs citizens and they have equal rights I think that pretty much means they are welcome. If they are citizens and have equal rights how is it an ethno state?

And what ethnicity is that exactly? The Mizrahi and Sephardi Jews that are of Arab ethnicity that make up 60% of the population? The black Ethopian Beta Israel Jews that Israel air lifted into the country? The Jews of spanish decent? Which ethnicity is it that this "ethnostate" is based on because Jews come in all ethnicities.
 

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Define "pretty much means."
That they are welcome in the country to live as peaceful equal normal citizens.

Anyways to the original comment, I find it not even factual. Israel is the most criticized and scrutinized country in the world. If an Israeli farts the UN will hold a special session to talk about chemical warfare. Saying that Israel hypnotizes the world to its evils is so far from reality its scary. Most of the world is anti-Israel, as well as the media and the UN. The UN just finished a commission on the Gaza Border. AI and HRW had extensive coverage of the GAZA war with mulitple negative reports. I think it was either AI or HRW that created a website listing every single person killed in that war, something they have not done for other wars.

So I don't think how you can say that tweet is even factual when the entire world is always dumping on Israel. Like it would make sense if I said China has hypnotized the world towards the evils its doing to the Urighyr population because no one is talking about it or doing anything about it. Or the same with Mynmar with its genocide of the Rohangi's. No one is stopping them and its barely news. But Israel? You can find 100's of negative articles about Israel in any mainstream newspaper. The UN passes more anti Israel resolutions than any country, sometimes even combined. Israel is a permanent item on agenda's. No one is hypnotized by Israel, they only wish that was true.