Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) took to Twitter on Sunday to slam the New York Times for a headline about the rocket attacks on Israel: “Gaza militants fire 250 rockets, and Israel responds with airstrikes.” The Times headline is accurate, considering that is precisely how the attack started.
“When will the world stop dehumanizing our Palestinian people who just want to be free? Headlines like this & framing it in this way just feeds into the continued lack of responsibility on Israel who unjustly oppress & target Palestinian children and families. #FreePalestine,” Tlaib wrote.
Prominent conservatives slammed Tlaib for her anti-Semitic comments:
“The Democratic Party has embraced and publicized the anti-Semitism of Omar and Tlaib. Now would be the time for decent Democrats to speak out before they become the new Labour Party,” wrote conservative pundit Ben Shapiro.
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