Carlson: Rep. Omar 'Living Proof' Immigration System 'Dangerous'

Carlson: Rep. Omar 'Living Proof' Immigration System 'Dangerous'

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) admitted to flubbing the facts of an anecdote she told a large group of students to illustrate the "racism, cruelty, and injustice" she's seen in America since being accepted as a refugee more than two decades ago. "But of course, Omar and her friends already know that".

"Not gonna lie, it's kinda fun watching a racist fool like this weeping about my presence in Congress", she tweeted with laughing emojis.

During his 8 p.m. hour Wednesday on Fox News Channel, the opinion host offered remarks suggesting that Omar, a Somali-born woman who arrived in the United States as a teenager, should stop criticizing elements of US policy.

Just last month, in an attempt to bring attention to a gun control bill, Omar tweeted that 500 people on average are shot and killed every day in the United States.

The anti-immigration host went on to claim that the immigration system is now "undermining" the country because "some of the very people we try hardest to help have come to hate us passionately".

"No lies will stamp out my love for this country", added the congresswoman from Minnesota, "or my resolve to make our union more ideal".

The subject of Carlson's monologue was a profile of the Minnesota congresswoman in The Washington Post.

"If she wasn't a member of Congress, she would be a member of the KKK", Goldstein claimed.

"Patetico! You know they're just salty about World Health Organization is wielding the power to shift 'public sentiment" these days, sis, ' Omar tweeted at the Speaker.

Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in the House of Representatives, has always been targeted by Carlson, who has devoted numerous segments to calling the progressive lawmaker "ungrateful" and a "symbol of America's failed immigration policies".

"Omar may be from another country, but she learned young that crying racism pays", Carlson added, before explaining that the "left" taught her to behave in such a way.

Early last month, Omar was ordered to repay her former campaign committee almost $3,500 for using campaign money to pay for personal travel and help with her tax returns. Instead, it was the country that had failed to live up to its founding ideals, a place that had disappointed her and so many immigrants, refugees and minorities like her.

Iraq is part of the Trump administration's travel ban that restricts immigration from several Muslim-majority nations, including Somalia, where Omar was born. That segment appeared on President Donald Trump's timeline, who retweeted and ostensibly endorsed conservative radio host Mark Levin's post accusing CNN of coming to the defense of Omar, who Levin called a "rabid anti-Semite".

"Maybe that's our fault, for asking too little of our immigrants", he says.

He also pondered if "maybe we are importing people from places who are simply antithetical to ours". She's a living fire alarm, a warning to the rest of us we better change our immigration system immediately.



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