Social media went nuclear this week over a video of yet another part of Representative Ilhan Omar’s notorious private speech to the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) in March. In the same speech where she urged US Muslims to “raise hell” in the face of pervasive discrimination and “make people uncomfortable” if necessary, the Somali-born Muslim lawmaker described the 9/11 attacks as “some people did something.”
“CAIR was founded after 9/11, because they recognize that some people did something, and then all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties,” Omar said during her speech.
Needless to say, the vague description of the deadliest terror attack in US history sparked outrage among social media users, who expressed frustration over Omar’s failure to use the word “terrorist.”
Omar also erred in saying CAIR was founded after 9/11: in reality the council was founded in 1994, the same year Hollywood’s “True Lies,” a comedy and action movie featuring a Muslim terror group, was released.
In an earlier video of the same speech, Omar can be hear calling for US Muslims to “raise hell” and “make people uncomfortable” as a protest against what she sees as being treated as “second-class citizens.”
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