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Rep. Pramila Jaya refuses to condemn Hamas

Rep. Pramila Jayapal on CNN on condemning Hamas's sexual violence: "I think we have to be balanced about bringing in the outrages against Palestinians."

Dana Bash replies, "You don't see Israeli soldiers raping Palestinian women."

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by Anonymousreply 13December 4, 2023 3:07 AM

She's a vile anti-Semitic bigot and needs to be removed from Congress.

by Anonymousreply 1December 3, 2023 10:48 PM

She is disgusting for many reasons. In the past, she gone on tv and bragged about having an abortion.

Sick bitch.

by Anonymousreply 2December 3, 2023 10:59 PM

So what, OP? Do you think Muslim politicians won’t be reelected by their Muslim constituents? They’re doing what their constituency wants. They’re representing them. They’ll be reelected. Your personal outrage is pointless. You know how voting works, right?

by Anonymousreply 3December 4, 2023 1:04 AM

Pramila Jayapal says blowback from calling Israel ‘racist state’ reveals ‘double standard’

by Anonymousreply 4December 4, 2023 1:12 AM

Seattle Times:

Facing escalating blowback for calling Israel “a racist state,” U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal said Monday she supports “a strong U.S.-Israel relationship,” but argued she and other politicians of color have been unfairly singled out for criticizing Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.

“It’s not right to call out progressives, but then not recognize that most of us that get called out are women, Black, brown, immigrant. You cannot, you just cannot skip over that,” Jayapal said in an interview with The Seattle Times, asserting a “double standard” is wielded against progressives.

Jayapal also said Monday she won’t attend this week’s scheduled address to a joint session of Congress by Israel’s president, but said it’s not a boycott — just a scheduling conflict.

Jayapal, D-Seattle, the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, made international headlines with her comments over the weekend while trying to talk down pro-Palestine protesters who had interrupted a panel discussion at the Netroots Nation convention in Chicago.

She walked back her comments somewhat with a statement to clarify that she didn’t believe “the idea of Israel as a nation is racist,” while still criticizing the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for “discriminatory and outright racist policies.”

A bipartisan furor over Jayapal’s comments erupted, with House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries and other top Democrats issuing a statement that did not directly name Jayapal but began with “Israel is not a racist state.”

by Anonymousreply 5December 4, 2023 1:12 AM

Dana Bash is an unrepentant harlot!

by Anonymousreply 6December 4, 2023 1:15 AM

Dana Bash is a gash.

by Anonymousreply 7December 4, 2023 1:16 AM

And Jayapal is an ignorant racist.

by Anonymousreply 8December 4, 2023 1:18 AM

Why do you think she’s a racist?

by Anonymousreply 9December 4, 2023 1:19 AM

Her comments speak for themselves. I don’t need to research, I’ve followed her for a while. This is still a shock though. I had no idea her Jew hatred went so deep. Nary a mention of 200,000 Black Israelis ever. The rape rationale alone is reason enough to dismiss her as a non-serious person.

by Anonymousreply 10December 4, 2023 1:25 AM

Pramila Jaya can go fuck herself with a rusty chainsaw. FUCK her, that cunt can rot in hell.

by Anonymousreply 11December 4, 2023 2:38 AM

She’s an incredibly vile person.

by Anonymousreply 12December 4, 2023 2:47 AM

Someone needs to primary this bitch. He'll, a Repug would be better than this despicable trash.

by Anonymousreply 13December 4, 2023 3:07 AM
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