My question isn’t why Minnesota’s 5th District congressional representative IIhan Omar dislikes Jews. She is free to express her viewpoints. Many Americans have strong opinions about many things. In fact, it is comforting that Rep. Omar does express her disdain for Israel and Jews in general because Americans can then know how she feels and can respond accordingly.
My question would be why did the voters of Minnesota’s 5thcongressional district overwhelming vote for this bigoted woman to represent them in the US Congress. We can blame our elected officials, but in a democracy it all comes back to us, the citizens. Any emotions we have toward the sentiments expressed by this woman should be directed at her constituents who elected someone with these distorted views. Continue reading