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Old Today, 05:57 PM
 
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Yes the right chooses to label anyone that doesn't 100 per cent approve of everything Israel does as Anti-Semitic....even the Jews who don't like what Israel does.

It's a game I've never understood.

AOC is not running for President.
She's not a senior member of Congress and in fact has little influence in Congress.

So I love that's the focus of the Republicans. It shows how they are not wanting to focus on real policies -- just the shiny objects that grab their attention.
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Old Today, 06:20 PM
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Location: Clyde Hill, WA
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Does she? Has she actually said something which is anti-semitic?

Trump does it to himself, like today's speech was just horrible and 100% disrespectful. 11 000 lies......
I'm not aware of any anti-Semitic statements from AOC. But there have certainly been some from her close ally and friend Ilhan Omar. We've had several long threads on this.
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Old Today, 06:29 PM
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Yes the right chooses to label anyone that doesn't 100 per cent approve of everything Israel does as Anti-Semitic...
This a tired meme long ago debunked. If you listen to Omar and others like her, they claim the mantle of criticizing Israeli policy, but they rarely talk policy. Instead it's stuff like
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Originally Posted by Ilhan Omar
"It's all about the Benjamins, baby"
(playing into the traditional anti-Semitic trope of Jews as money-grubbers).
https://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...=.772e67f3ed1b

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The Minnesota congresswoman’s Sunday evening tweet — “It’s all about the Benjamins baby,” a reference to $100 bills — drew immediate denunciations from Republicans and fellow Democrats, especially Jewish members of Congress. ....
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