Frauds: 'Women's March' Group Stages Vigil for Jews... Led by Rabid Anti-Semite Linda Sarsour
The hypocrisy is breathtaking.
At its inception, the Women’s March movement was all things left wing and it embraced all who espoused anything and everything anti-Trump.
But as the group rushed to attach itself to the tragedy of Saturday’s synagogue attack that left 11 dead in Pittsburgh, its public face was a woman who is herself known for anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic ties.
The Daily Wire reported this oddity Monday as the Women’s March held a vigil outside the White House to protest anti-Semitism.
At the forefront was Linda Sarsour, a radical leftist with strong, troubling ties to Islamist terrorist organizations — who considers Israel an “apartheid” state. (She’s holding the microphone in the picture below.)
We’ve gathered outside the @WhiteHouse with @jewishaction and communities of faith to echo the call: #WeWillOutliveThem.
Tune into the livestream here: https://t.co/kcF8h34FTC pic.twitter.com/kdwx0429NO
— Women’s March (@womensmarch) October 28, 2018
The Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti reported that the Women’s March has teamed up with a group called Bend the Arc Jewish Action, a progressive organization dedicated to “rising up in solidarity with everyone threatened by the Trump agenda…”
As Zanotti noted, that might have been a logical move because Bend the Arc also denounced Trump and called for him to stay removed from any memorials and observances of the Pittsburgh shooting victims, “until he denounced white supremacy.”
“President Trump, you are not welcome in Pittsburgh until you fully denounce white nationalism.”
A powerful letter to @realDonaldTrump from the Squirrel Hill Jewish community. https://t.co/UD6pRn15kz
— Women’s March (@womensmarch) October 29, 2018
Finding a progressive Jewish group to give it cover likely wasn’t difficult for the Women’s March. With President Donald Trump in the White House, leftist groups have been blinded to anything but their own intense dislike for the administration, and still raging at the loss of the 2016 election.
But the connection between Sarsour and other Women’s March leaders to Farrakhan’s ugly, unapologetic anti-Semitism, which has been on public display in American life for decades, should be more complicated.
In trying to juggle the hypocrisy, the Women’s March issued a squishy statement in March: “Minister Farrakhan’s statements about Jewish, queer, and trans people are not aligned with the Women’s March Unity Principles.”
Sarsour isn’t the only well-known anti-Semite in the Women’s March leadership.
A fellow leader, Tamika Mallory, has appeared at Farrakhan’s mosque and symposiums since 2015, where he “openly preaches hatred against the Jewish people,” Zanotti wrote.
And a third Women’s March leader, Carmen Perez, defended Farrakhan in a January interview with the Refinery29, a website geared toward young women.
“In regards to Minister Farrakhan, I think that is a distraction,” Perez told the website. “People need to understand the significant contributions that these individuals have made to black and brown people. There are no perfect leaders.”
Maybe not, but that doesn’t make it appropriate for a woman like Sarsour to be leading anybody in mourning the deaths of Jews killed on a Sabbath at a synagogue.
The hypocrisy is breathtaking.
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