Article originally appeared on nypost.com.
Rep. Ilhan Omar really can’t help herself when it comes to Israel and the Jews.
Scant days after Hamas launched its brutal attacks on Israel, killing and raping indiscriminately and taking toddlers hostage, the Squad member took to X to denounce … the Jewish state.
She called Israel’s response to the attacks a “war crime” and demanded that Washington oppose it and cut off arms sales to the embattled nation.
No one should be surprised: Omar (D-Minn.) has made her hostility to Jews plain for years.
In 2019, she implied that American lawmakers who support Israel had been bribed to do so by AIPAC with a tweet saying, “it’s all about the Benjamins baby.” In 2012, she tweeted, “Israel has hypnotized the world.”
When called out on this, she claimed in her defense that “I certainly did not or was not aware that the word ‘hypnotized’ was a trope. I wasn’t aware of the fact that there are tropes about Jews and money.”
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