It sure seems like a simple question: “Will you condemn a terrorist attack on an ICE facility?”
And yet, nearly every member of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s supposed “squad” was unable to answer in the affirmative — despite repeated attempts by others to coax a condemnation out of them.
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) (shown above, beside former President Barack Obama), and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) all refused to answer the question put before them.
Willem Van Spronsen, a self-identified (at least according to his manifesto) member of the left-wing Antifa movement, was shot and killed on Saturday when he stormed an ICE center in Tacoma, Washington.
Van Spronsen was armed with flares and a rifle. He attempted to ignite a propane tank and burn the center down, and prior to the attack published a manifesto echoing Ocasio-Cortez and her incendiary “concentration camps” rhetoric.
But when asked about the attack, Omar refused to say a word.
Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN) repeatedly *refuses* to condemn the terrorist attack on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Tacoma, Washington pic.twitter.com/Q17c78EPF0
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) July 15, 2019
No surprise there: Omar is the same person who was unable to answer questions such as “Are you a communist?” and “Do you support al-Qaida?” at the same event.
“I will not dignify that with an answer,” she said, as if there has been anything dignified about her tenure in Congress.
Won’t condemn. Pressley was also unable to find the words to condemn a terrorist attack.
“Really simple question,” a reporter began. “Will you condemn Antifa for attacking an ICE facility? Will you tell Americans not to attack violently ICE facilities?”
“It would be a very simple thing to say,” he added.
Democratic Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley refuses to denounce antifa attacking ICE facilities for 2 mins straight: pic.twitter.com/Aj2tIg2waG
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) July 15, 2019
Pressley did speak up at one point to mock the reporter and say, “What I’m condemning is a lack of journalistic integrity.”
He fired back, “I’m just asking the questions CNN won’t.”
Last but not least is the leader of the “squad,” Ocasio-Cortez — the woman whose words inspired the actual attack itself.
.@AOC refuses to condemn the Antifa attack on the Tacoma ICE center; refuses to tell @TheRealKeean if her inflammatory comments about “concentration camps” radicalized the attacker. pic.twitter.com/YOjn0yL032
— The Rebel (@RebelNewsOnline) July 15, 2019
It’s almost as if they’re saying, that in a confrontation between law enforcement at an ICE facility and a radicalized Antifa terrorist, there are fine people on both sides of the issue.
Guess we can play the Left’s games, too, if we so desire.
In the meantime, we’ll let comedian Ricky Gervais explain to the ladies of the “squad” exactly how easy it is to condemn violent leftists.
“Whatever side you’re on politically, Left or Right, you don’t need violent factions joining you or representing you,” Gervais explained after the group violently assaulted Quillette editor Andy Ngo. “They bring your cause into disrepute. They don’t even care about your cause — they’re just in it for the violence. Denounce them.”
They hate anybody who enforces American values.
Now they’ve graduated to terrorist attacks involving weaponry — and Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, and Pressley can’t muster up a comment condemning them.
As such, they are essentially condoning the attack on law enforcement.
President Trump is right, in our view: They hate law and order and they hate anybody who enforces American values. They are anti-American, through and through.
This piece originally appeared in The Political Insider and is used by permission.
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