Newly-elected Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan is the first Palestinian member of Congress.
There is a map hanging in her new office, and someone tried to use it to point out where Palestine is located.
Someone has already made a slight alteration to the map that hangs in Rashida Tlaib’s new congressional office. pic.twitter.com/mwyshIog4r
— Hannah Allam (@HannahAllam) January 3, 2019
There’s just one slight problem with that alteration.
It isn’t Palestine.
Why does this person want to make Egypt Palestine? https://t.co/jhOYigdCJ3
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) January 3, 2019
The arrow points at Cairo, Egypt — is that now on the table too? https://t.co/YVywXUyyan
— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) January 3, 2019
Um, that's Cairo. 🤷♂️ https://t.co/vCqkMY72QO
— Alex VanNess (@thealexvanness) January 3, 2019
Hope she doesn't have to know where Alexandria and Benghazi are. https://t.co/dTXijaILIe
— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) January 3, 2019
Keep in mind, this is a person (now a U.S. House member) who supports a boycott of Israel.