MIC DROPS: House Democrats INCINERATE Republican antisemitic hypocrisy
There’s nothing Republicans love more than the chance to scapegoat and silence a woman of color so they never have to take any responsibility for their own actions.
But if they can also erase the Jews at the same time, that’s even better.
The hypocrisy burns literally white hot when you have Rep. Marjorie “Jewish Space Lasers” Greene (R-GA via Satan’s taint) claiming George Soros is funding a “global cabal” of Democrats and “Weaker Speaker” Kevin McCarthy allowing his QAnon Qaucus to stand on the House floor and spew hate speech into the historic record.
In just this past week alone, Republicans have compared DirecTV removing Newsmax from their service to the Holocaust.
Then they just kept the gaslight burning.
House GOP voted to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from the House Committee on Foreign Affairs based on her perceived “antisemitic comments,” but really, they just want to control all women, but particularly women of color.
It’s some serious performative gaslighting propaganda bullshittery to hear any MAGA morons accuse Democrats of the -isms and/or -phobias, because we all know they feast on fear and run on hate.
Rep. Omar has always been a favorite target of theirs because she’s a Muslim woman of color, which is extra super scary to them.
Removing Rep. Omar from her committee assignments is just retaliation for Marjorie and Arizona Nazi Rep. Paul “Goebbels” Gosar losing their committee assignments, which they lost for making hateful and dangerous comments on their Twitter accounts and elsewhere.
Remember kids, you can’t spell “Gestapo” without “GOP.”
The “pro-life” party jumped on a tweet from Rep. Omar in which she remarked “It’s all about the Benjamins” for the GOP when it comes to Israel.
They immediately labeled her comments as “antisemitic,” which wasn’t her intention.
The MAGA-manufactured faux outrage that has since followed Rep. Omar has led to all of the worst kinds of threats women receive, including ones that would leave her no longer alive.
Rep. Omar has done what no Republican ever will: she apologized (because she’s a woman of color in America who’s been systemically socialized into deferring to white people).
Ilhan Omar on CNN: "I might've used words at the time that I didn't understand were trafficking in anti-Semitism. When that was brought to my attention, I apologized, I owned up to it. That's the kind of person that I am." pic.twitter.com/4vZ4kqq6ht
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 29, 2023
But no one has been targeted by MAGA more than AOC, who’s also received death threats that literally came from inside the House.
This is the kind of smoke that terrifies the GOP.
Rep. AOC ripped into House Republicans for removing fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee.
AOC also referenced a 2021 incident involving far-right Rep. Paul Gosar. Gosar was awarded a spot on the coveted House Oversight Committee last month. pic.twitter.com/wRAXr4Y8vK
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) February 3, 2023
You know how I know Marjorie Taylor Greene feels threatened by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
This is how.
Hey there! In case you forgot, we sit on the same committee, which debated for the first time this week.
I don’t blame you if you forgot. You spent almost no time there. In the few minutes you did show up, you claimed one elementary school got *$5 billion dollars* to teach CRT🤣 https://t.co/pPwI4Irz9c
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 3, 2023
House Democrats took to the floor on Thursday in defense of their colleague, deftly pointing the finger right back at the gaslighting GOP.
I was so proud to be a Democrat while listening to Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) calling out Jim “I Thought You Said I Was Alright Spider” Jordan (R-the Ohio State Locker Room Showers) that I literally cried.
Hey MAGA-GOP— take a look in your own damn mirror before you come here looking for Anti-Semitism. pic.twitter.com/0vHv09i6QS
— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) February 2, 2023
More Democrats doing this and fewer MAGAts getting to spew hate on the House floor, please.
If you had just fallen from the sky, you might think that the Republican Party has a zero tolerance policy for anti-Semitic tropes. But anyone who has spent the last seven years on this planet knows that that is not the case. pic.twitter.com/jgRgfLYEbh
— Alex Wagner Tonight (@WagnerTonight) February 3, 2023
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Tara is a reported opinion columnist at Occupy Democrats. She's a woefully underappreciated and unrepresented writer currently shopping for a super cool novel that has nothing to do with politics while also fighting fascism on a daily. Follow her on Twitter @taradublinrocks