Many Western progressives, including those in elected office, who claim to support peace, equality, and social justice, seem to think it is OK for Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad to launch rockets at Israeli civilians.
Claire Sandberg, who was recently hired to Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign, said freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) was right to call out AIPAC and encouraged Democrats to give monthly donations to her reelection campaign.
Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) Monday for being a “typical white feminist upholding the patriarchy” in response to a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) on Monday praised a Democratic activist while retweeting a thread in which he described the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a pro-Israel lobbying organization, as “a central pillar of the occupation.”
Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour penned a Holocaust Remembrance Day statement that omitted any mention of the Jewish people, two years after she attacked President Donald Trump for the same thing.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) announced Friday she would not attend the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. because of anti-Semitism and bigotry at the organization’s highest levels.
Contrary to recent media reports, Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) is scheduled to participate in the Women’s March Saturday.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) is facing criticism for ignoring the work of local Women’s March leaders by lavishing praise on the organization’s four most prominent leaders last year.