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“On Friday, Representative Rashida Tlaib was attacked by President Donald Trump for a ‘horrible and highly insensitive statement on the Holocaust’ and for having ‘tremendous hatred of … the Jewish people.’ Trump’s off-base attack distracted from the actual problems with Tlaib’s account of the Arab-Israeli conflict, in which she deployed deliberately imprecise language, misleading her listeners about the early history of the conflict in Palestine and misrepresenting its present and possible future.”

Source: Benny Morris, “Rashida Tlaib Has Her History Wrong” (The Atlantic)

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  1. Yes, thanks, good summary of the situation. I have earlier written dismayed notes to Tlaib and Omar.

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