As Twitchy reported, a staff editor at the New York Times recently took notice (in print, at least) of something that has bothered people about the Women’s March for quite some time: the organizers seem to have quite an affinity for anti-Semites and cop-killers.

Sure, one of the featured speakers at D.C.’s Women’s March was a woman convicted of kidnapping, torture, and murder, and convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Yousef Odeh signed on as a co-organizer of the follow-up event, the #DayWithoutAWoman strike.

But in a letter to the New York Times, Women’s March co-president Bob Bland explained that standing up for the marginalized is what the group is all about.

“You may not agree with one of us or any of us, and that’s O.K.,” she writes. “But together we are weaving the social fabric so needed to protect us as the Trump agenda advances.”

As a cis-heterosexual white woman new to feminist activism, I found that there were times in planning the January march that were uncomfortable …

We are a movement grounded in love for all people, but especially for the vulnerable, the oppressed and the marginalized.

For now, critics like Ms. Weiss are just critics from their seats. Until they get up, listen and do the work to understand those whose feelings have been shaped by injustices, they will remain apologists for the status quo, racist ideology and the white nationalist patriarchy.

Bari Weiss, the alleged white nationalist apologist who wrote the original piece, noted that Bland didn’t address the many specific instances in which the group’s organizers cozied up with terrorists and cheered on other unsavory types.

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