Trump tweets spliced together video of Ilhan Omar and 9/11

mod post - stay on topic

B-Dubs

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Oct 25, 2017
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Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
So now we're not allowed to discuss context of the issue in the wider scope of ongoing Omar incidents? or how Dem
leadership is failing, leaving her to get attacked, only paying lip service when it's convenient, and at times even providing the right with ammo? Just want clarification cause it seems like this contradicts previous staff statements.
 
Mar 14, 2018
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Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
The problem is that it is hard to tallk about it in isolation, without the history of her allies that left her for the wolves and/or participated in attacking her and the special interests that are out to get her.

Just weeks ago members of her own party went to a pro isreal lobby conference where the entire event was all about attacking her.

Ya, the racist king and his people targeting her now is the title of the thread, but it’s not the full context.

Edit: forgot to mention, for a lot of people, this is more than just Omar, it is another part of a trend of politicians leaving minorities to dry once they are done using the racism and bigotry as a campaigning vehicle and ditching them when convenient.

This one tweet is part of a bigger story, we can’t just view it in isolation.
 
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It's hard to have this conversation and not bring up the Democrats response.... and this goes beyond just Omar, but AOC and any minorities that try to stand up for themselves.
 
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There is waaaay more discussion around this topic than simply the lane the mods seemingly want us to stay in. SO many things are interrelated and discussion will naturally flow to different aspects of this topic. Trying to mod this discussion in this way, it’s very odd...
 
Oct 27, 2017
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Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
Not sure how talking about the democrats is off topic. Same democrats that allowed this to happen.

It is too connected to call it off topic.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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It is impossible to discuss what happened to Ilhan without discussing the democrats' role in all of this.
They are complicit,Trump just hit the extremes. This all comes back to how minorities are treated by Establishment Dems and Liberals through the years.
All of this is interlinked.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
So are we just suppose to ignore how the dems throwing Omar under the bus constantly is why the situation has progressed to this point?

What the fuck are we supposed to talk about???
 
Oct 30, 2017
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So are we just suppose to ignore how the dems throwing Omar under the bus constantly is why the situation has progressed to this point?

What the fuck are we supposed to talk about???
You mean how every 2020 candidate came out in her defense?

Pretty much everyone has rebuked Trump's tweet?

"Trump is awful! Fuck him!" and move on.... :/
He is though. Nobody is saying move on. Everybody has stepped up and said it's inappropriate.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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These past few months really hammered home where everyone stands for me. I certainly never expected a congresswoman from Minnesota to be my litmus test.
But politician or a rando on ERA, where you stand on Omar is how I will fucking judge you. And it's become painfully clear that "moderates" or "liberals" or whatever the fuck are not on my side. You asshole throwing her under the bus and making up excuses for pathetic Dems are NOT my ally. And before you try to threaten me with 4 more years of Trump, remember: We got Trump because of you and your racist family you don't want to confront on thanksgiving dinner, not my brothers and sisters' melanin infused asses.

Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
Man, fuck off with this bullshit. We're here because of all that happened before, this IS the topic.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
So context is irrelevant. Only talk about Trump and his fascism, but completely ignore that Omar's own party has repeatedly thrown her under the bus, emboldening the attack(s) and bigotry against her, as a whole. Gotcha.
 
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Official Staff Communication
While we don't shield public figures or politicians from criticism, this particular campaign is transparently motivated by bigotry. Please treat this incident as a separate and distinct incident and do not use this thread to relitigate other comments she has made.

This thread is for the racist attacks a congresswoman is receiving and nothing else. Please stay on topic.
The context surrounding it and the repercussions of the tweet are a part of the topic. The tweet itself doesn't exist in isolation.
 
Mar 25, 2019
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What i've learned in life is that disingenuous people aren't worth any sweat or attention. Their motivations are driven in bad faith so arguing isn't only useless since it doesn't get you anywhere even if you're clearly right, but it also gives the nonsense they speak and believe a bit of credibility (for themselves) whilst when you ignore them it makes them irrelevant.

Ilhan Omar knows this and that's why she will continue, and that is why I love her.