Dr. Qanta Ahmed is a physician and daughter of Sunni Muslims who emigrated to Britain from Pakistan.
She is also a professor, writer, columnist and public speaker. And Ahmed is no fan of radical Muslims and Islamist propaganda.
In an interview this week with Laura Ingraham on Fox News, Ahmed let loose on leftist lawmakers Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.
Ahmed directed withering condemnation against the two outspoken critics of Israel and apologists for Palestinian behavior.
“What you are seeing is full-blown Islamist propaganda,” Ahmed said.
“These are professional victim-mongering women who unfortunately have been elected to Congress but are using every tool in the playbook of the Muslim Brotherhood,” she added. “They are using Islamic tactics to invert reality. What they are seeking — they have a grotesque Holocaust envy.”
Ahmed was referring to a news conference the liberal congresswomen held Monday during which they denounced Israel’s behavior in prohibiting them from traveling to the country and allegedly attempting to keep Palestinian voices from being heard, as The Daily Caller noted.
This is not the first time that the two congresswomen have attacked Israel. Their criticism of the stalwart U.S. ally is even better known than their consistent anti-America rhetoric.
The two have almost single-handedly dragged the entire Democratic Party into a philosophical quagmire over anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism.
By being extremely vocal and forcing the issue publicly, the two have put other Democratic lawmakers in positions to be asked about their support for Israel.
The result is a binary trap that snaps up Democratic lawmakers like a mousetrap snaps up so many mice.
Lawmakers are left having to choose between pushing back against Israel — knowing full well that many Jewish-Americans vote for Democrats — or pushing back against Omar and Tlaib and therein alienating the vocal leftists in the party and (to add insult to injury) coincidentally aligning themselves with President Donald Trump, which as far as Democrats are concerned is the kiss of death.
Ahmed’s contention that Omar and Tlaib are using Islamist propaganda amounts to her saying the two congresswomen are doing the work of radical Islam as they de-legitimize Israel and stir up increased anger against the U.S. ally.
This is not far off from what conservatives have been able to claim about the two for some time.
It also raises a very serious question — specifically, whether Americans have now elected two women to Congress who are actually doing radical Islam’s dirty work.
Based on what Ahmed says, the answer is a resounding yes.
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