Michelle Obama and John Kerry to honor vicious anti-Semite

Incompetence would be the charitable explanation, and let's hope that is the reason behind the stunning decision of the State Department to honor one Samira Ibrahim with the State Department's "International Women of Courage Award." (see press release here). The award sup[posedly is given to "women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women's rights and empowerment, often at great personal risk." Thanks to the excellent work of Samuel Tardos in the Weekly Standard, we have evidence of Ms. Ibrahim's virulent Jew-hatred: On Twitter, Ibrahim is quite blunt regarding her views. On July 18 of last year, after five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver were killed a suicide bombing attack, Ibrahim jubilantly tweeted: "An explosion on a bus carrying Israelis in Burgas airport in Bulgaria on the Black Sea. Today is a very sweet day with a lot of very sweet news." Ibrahim frequently uses Twitter to air her anti-Semitic views. Last...(Read Full Post)