As violent protests rage in Minneapolis following the death of a man in police custody, the founder of a leading anti-Israel group lashed out at a Democratic ally who issued a call for calm.
Yonah Lieberman, the founder of IfNotNow, a virulently anti-Israel group aligned with far-left Democrats, took aim at Rep. Betty McCollum (D., Minn.) after she issued an appeal for the protesters to end their violent siege of Minneapolis.
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"Wait what," Lieberman tweeted after McCollum said she was "sickened by the reports of looting in St. Paul."
"Betty is a progressive champion on so many issues, but really gets it wrong here, siding with multi-billion dollar corporations over the people of color that elected her," Lieberman said
He was responding to a tweet from McCollum in which she said, "I'm in Washington sickened by reports of the looting in St. Paul. This is not a civil rights protest. It is criminal mayhem against our families and neighbors and I condemn it."
McCollum, whose district includes parts of the city, has typically been a reliable ally for IfNotNow and its anti-Israel agenda, but her appeal for peace did not sit well with Lieberman.