Washington Examiner

Whoever shuts up in 2020 wins

Never one to miss the opportunity to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, President Trump decided to go on a diatribe against congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, criticizing their virulent anti-Semitism with some dual loyalty charges of his own.TweetThis should really, really go without saying, but until 45 seconds ago, Republicans didn’t wink and nod at the alt-right and Democratic leadership didn’t elevate members of Congress who advocate for the elimination of the only Jewish state on Earth. Basic support for the rights of American Jews and sovereignty for Israelis was more or less an apolitical consensus, as it should be once more. So Trump deciding to one-up Omar with a secondary dual loyalty trope for political expedience is strategically incoherent at best and stoking racial animus as worst.

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