It was the first week of March, and Ilhan Omar was about to face censure by the United States House of Representatives. The freshman Democrat from Minnesota, one of two Muslim women elected to Congress in 2018, had uttered an anti-Semitic slur during an appearance in Washington, D.C., when she accused supporters of Israel of having “allegiance to a foreign country.” Nor was this insinuation of dual loyalty Omar’s first infraction. Her anti-Semitic CV is long.
In 2012, Omar prayed for Allah to “awaken the world.” Why? Because Israel, presumably using its nefarious Jewish mind-control powers, had “hypnotized the world” to mask its “evil doings.” Earlier this year, Omar said that American support for Israel is “all about the Benjamins, baby,” accusing Jews of manipulating American politics through campaign donations.