It has clearly not occurred to Omar that US support for Israel might not have anything to do with the need for “Jewish money” and the “influence” it supposedly buys

Ilhan Omar, ‘Heartbroken’ Over Past Antisemitic Slurs, Makes More
by Meira Svirsky
May 27, 2020

In a recent interview, U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar claims she has “moved past” the controversy her previous use of antisemitic slurs caused. Not so fast…She now claims her “expression of those things was hurtful to people” and that “has really broken my heart.” Yet, in the same interview, she invokes the same antisemitic trope: that Jewish money wields untold power and influence over American politics, and specifically over President Trump. This time, there was no clever allusion to “the Benjamins;” she made the slur outright. READ MORE

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