Islamists and the Border

There has been a growing effort by Islamist activists to convince their followers of a connection between American border security and the situation in Gaza. Last weekend Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Linda Sarsour gave fiery speeches condemning the U.S. and Israel for their “white supremacy” and declaring the “interconnected” nature of the “oppression” in Palestine and the “oppression” at the U.S.-Mexico border. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich), as part of her keynote address at the American Muslims for Palestine conference in Chicago on December 1, stated: “Do you know what I saw at the border? I saw Gaza. When you think about the border, you have got to understand how interconnected the oppression in Palestine is with the oppression taking place at the border.” Islamist Linda Sarsour joined Tlaib in these false comparisons, but she went further to declare both Israel and the United States “white...(Read Full Article)
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