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Mon May 13, 2019, 11:36 AM

God, I hate Fox News!

The Fox News site features a photo of Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib with a caption underneath saying:

House Republican leaders are calling on Speaker Pelosi to 'take action' against Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib for saying that thinking about the Holocaust gives her a 'calming feeling'; Peter Doocy has the details from Washington.

But as the Fox News article itself reveals, she didn't mean that the Holocaust gives her a "calming feeling", as if she somehow approved of it. Her comment was actually about the displacement of Palestinians after the war:

"There’s always kind of a calming feeling, I tell folks, when I think of the Holocaust, and the tragedy of the Holocaust, and the fact that it was my ancestors — Palestinians — who lost their land and some lost their lives, their livelihood, their human dignity, their existence in many ways, have been wiped out, and some people's passports," Tlaib said on the podcast's most recent episode, published Friday. "And, just all of it was in the name of trying to create a safe haven for Jews, post-the Holocaust, post-the tragedy and the horrific persecution of Jews across the world at that time. And, I love the fact that it was my ancestors that provided that, right, in many ways, but they did it in a way that took their human dignity away and it was forced on them."

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Mon May 13, 2019, 11:43 AM

1. If there were a god, she would hate Fox too. n/t

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Mon May 13, 2019, 11:47 AM

2. Their plan is simple, give their viewers someone to hate or someone to fear

If they can do both at the same time, all the better for them.

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Mon May 13, 2019, 11:53 AM

3. AOC, Omar, and Talib are their current favorite targets.

They are completely reprehensible.

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Mon May 13, 2019, 12:18 PM

4. Too bad, that's not what she said at all.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #4)

Mon May 13, 2019, 12:59 PM

5. Doesn't matter they've said and posted it, so it's true to their minions......

you know kinda like their boss, tRump, and whatever he says is true.

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Mon May 13, 2019, 03:50 PM

6. She really needs to start doing a much better job assembling her public statements

So that snippets can't be so easily taken out of context.

I'll leave it at that.

She's obviously very green at this whole politics thing.

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