Jake Tapper: No, Rep. Tlaib, I Didn’t Say That About Palestinians
by Cortney O’Brien
August 6, 2019
CNN host Jake Tapper made a point on his “State of the Union” show on Sunday. If leftists are accusing President Trump of stoking violence like the tragic shootings we saw in El Paso and Dayton, then can’t the same accusation be made against Arab leaders whose rhetoric could be connected to terror attacks in the Middle East? Tapper specifically referenced a Palestinian suicide bombing that killed multiple people, including a young Israel girl in a pizza shop, and asked whether or not Arab leaders’ words would be at all to blame for the violence. Pro-Palestinian leaders were offended by the comment. READ MORE
ALGEMEINER Steve Emerson: Blind Anti-Israel Hate Drives the Campaign to Fire Jake Tapper Sober viewers might note that Tapper is using the example of Palestinian incitement to ask whether people are being inconsistent in minimizing the role of political rhetoric in the El Paso shooting. But Palestinian advocates blinded by a hatred for Israel are not sober viewers.