A disgrace

I have suggested, many times, that President Donald Trump is disgrace to the office he holds and a very real threat to peace and prosperity in America and the world. I would welcome his impeachment.

But he’s not America’s most serious problem. A couple of months ago I talked about the old, seemingly everlasting prejudice: anti-Semitism. Now it has a new face, in the very heart of America, in the US Congress …

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… Representative Rashida Tlaib spread one of the oldest anti-Semitic canards, the lie about dual loyalties. Ms Tlaib posted this on social media, supporting a boycott against Israel and suggesting that those who oppose it have dual loyalties …

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… She’s a bloody disgrace and she needs to be hounded from her office at least as much as Donald Trump needs to be hounded from his. I hope the decent people in the Democratic Party will expel her from their caucus. I also hope the decent people of the 13th congressional district in Michigan, the district that includes some of Detroit and much of Wayne county in that state, just across the border from Canada, will reject her in the next election.

 

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