House Democrats postpone condemnation of anti-Semitism, will add condemnation of “Islamophobia”

This became necessary because of the full-throated defenses of Omar from the Democrats’ far-Left anti-Semitic base. The Democrats don’t believe they can afford to alienate those people, so they’re watering down their already watery resolution with a mention of “anti-Muslim bias” that all too often amounts simply to honest analysis of the motivating ideology of jihad terrorism.

“The anti-Semitic gift that keeps on giving,” PJ Media Live Blog (scroll down), March 6, 2019:

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) cannot shut her Jew-hating yapper, so now the Democrats are forced to make some gestures to smooth over relations with an important and generous constituency: the Jewish community. After weighing the cost/benefit analysis of their intersectional bingo political strategy, a resolution to condemn anti-Semitism has been postponed.

The resolution will be updated to include anti-Muslim bias and other forms of bigotry, likely pushing a vote to Thursday, a day later than they had originally hoped, according to two Democratic aides. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told Democratic leaders about the change of plans Tuesday evening, one of the aides said.

And notably, the resolution does not name the anti-Semite in question, Omar.

Without mentioning Omar by name, the four-page resolution says her comment “suggests that Jews cannot be patriotic Americans and trusted neighbors.” She did not answer questions about her comments while leaving her Capitol Hill office Tuesday….

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