Hours After Joining the Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus, Ilhan Omar Expresses Support for Linda Sa
If nothing else, one thing most people would agree on about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is that when she wants to get a message across, she doesn’t waste any time.
Such was the case earlier this week when, on Wednesday evening, the freshman Congresswoman tweeted out support for a newly-formed bipartisan caucus for black and Jewish House members . . . and then sided with anti-Semitic activist Linda Sarsour in a Twitter war over one of the caucus’s Jewish founders just hours later.
The article is long and infused with Twitter threads, but:
Shortly after the AJC’s announcement, Mayer noted that Sarsour’s panic over the formation of the group was a welcome sign:
Anything that upsets Linda Sarsour is alright with us, but we're going to keep our eyes on Ilhan Omar. Nothing personal, you understand, but if you know her past record, you'll understand why. You know she'd rather stick it to the Jews rather than upset Sarsour.