As Twitchy reported Wednesday night, for a freshman, Rep. Ilhan Omar managed an incredible win. Not only did she get away with her dual-loyalty smears and claims that AIPAC (which isn’t a PAC) was buying loyalty to Israel from members of Congress (“It’s all about the Benjamins, baby!”), she ended up literally with the last laugh after voting for a resolution that was supposed to condemn her anti-Semitic remarks but turned into an anti-Islamophobia resolution instead.
We also reported that Kamala Harris was being pressured by Code Pink to drop out of this year’s AIPAC conference, and a vast majority of MoveOn’s membership thought that progressive candidates should skip AIPAC as well.
So on the same day we see President Trump tweet that it’s finally time for the U.S. “to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights,” we’re seeing Democratic candidates “dropping like flies” from this year’s AIPAC conference.
Waleed Shahid is the communications director for … Justice Democrats, the group that just quietly dropped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from its board over some creeping legal questions.
2020 Democrats are dropping like flies from pro-Israel AIPAC conference https://t.co/EOWsnlf8Cu
— Waleed Shahid (@_waleedshahid) March 21, 2019
— Saikat Chakrabarti (@saikatc) March 21, 2019
— Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan) March 21, 2019
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) March 21, 2019
AOC's chief of staff celebrating that Ilhan Omar's smear has led to Dems becoming the anti-Israel party… https://t.co/86eIiR6Sji
— (((AG))) (@AG_Conservative) March 22, 2019
VICE News reports that Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Pete Buttigieg, Jay Inslee, and Julian Castro have all confirmed they won’t attend the pro-Israel conference this year.
— Christopher Cadelago (@ccadelago) March 21, 2019
You know what’s going to be fun? Our sister site HotAir reports that pro-Israel Democrats in the House are putting together a resolution condemning the global BDS movement.
My actual, legitimate prediction is that BDS becomes the mainstream Democratic Party stance by 2024 — 2028 at the latest. https://t.co/NIB1Nb0EaN
— Josh Hammer (@josh_hammer) March 21, 2019
No doubt whatsoever.
— SilverPatriot (@SilverPatriot1) March 22, 2019
@KamalaHarris is clearly too cowardly to upset the anti-Semitic faction of the Democratic Party.
— Alfred Nunez Jr. (@MadAlfred) March 22, 2019
They are morphing into the Labour Party
— Awakened Shinobi (@BrandonHathaw12) March 21, 2019
— Deus Vult (@RxMayhem) March 21, 2019
From what I've seen already on social media, it is the 2020 stance.
— redheadsupermod (@redheadsupermod) March 22, 2019
May my finger wither as I type this – but hoping the Dems get thrashed in 2020 #Jexodus.
— Poornima Friedman (@MukerjiPoornima) March 22, 2019
LIBERALS POUNCE! Rep. Ilhan Omar's AIPAC/'It's all about the Benjamins' tweets were so bad even Chelsea Clinton called her out for it https://t.co/9WRoORKLdh
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 11, 2019