Radical Jihadi Congressmuslim, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, responded to the not yet certified president-elect Joe Biden’s intended appointment of Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State, with a non-sequitur referencing Israel that immediately revealed her virulent anti-Semitism. Blinken would become the first Jewish Secretary of State in decades, since Henry Kissinger.
UnitedwithIsrael “So long as [Blinken] doesn’t suppress my First Amendment right to speak out against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s racist and inhumane policies,” she said in response to a tweet from a Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager. “The Palestinian people deserve equality and justice.”
Nothing in the post Tlaib responded to mentioned Israel or Netanyahu.
David Lange, who founded the Israellycool.com site, commented, “[For] those of us paying attention (or who care), this is not Tlaib’s first time perpetuating the anti-Semitic dual loyalty canard. She simply cannot help herself.”
He linked to an incident in 2019 in which Tlaib “accus[ed] Jews who oppose the boycott of Israel of dual loyalty, a classic anti-Semitic canard.”
Tlaib is slated to speak on an anti-Israel, self-hating Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) panel called “Dismantling anti-Semitism, Winning Justice” on Dec. 15. She’ll be featured alongside professor Marc Lamont Hill, who was fired from CNN for anti-Israel bias, as well as Peter Beinart and Barbara Ransby. Beinart is the only Jewish member of the panel and he is anti-Zionist.
About 12 hours after Tlaib made her comments about Blinken, she shared another post saying she’s against anti-Semitism.
“We all are standing against all forms of hate + bigotry,” she said in a tweet. “When it comes to standing up for Palestinian rights and human dignity, our intentions are questioned even though we probably are some of the biggest fighters against anti-Semitism. This is an attempt to police and silence us.”