Congresswoman under fire for bizarre claim all socialists are ‘anti
Rep. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R FL) questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Capitol Hill on March 10, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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A Republican congresswoman from Florida representing one of America’s largest Jewish communities on Thursday claimed that all socialists are “anti Jew,” even though there’s a long history of Jewish socialism within the US and beyond.
The comments, from Miami Beach area representative Maria Elvira Salazar, came on Thursday, during a discussion on Fox News with host Ben Domenech. And we don’t know why.”
“Vox may not know what it is but I have the answer the answer is socialism,” Ms Salazar said, adding, “We have an immense problem in this country with this democratic socialism that some people within the hermes replica birkin usa
Democratic Party are peddling to our youth. When you say socialism, you are talking about antisemitism in the same phrase, even though it might not be mentioned.”
According to experts, while there have been troubling recent incidents of antisemitic street violence in the US and elsewhere, data on the issue is incomplete and recent claims of huge “uptick” are more likely a reflection of increased public and media attention to the issue, rather than a genuine surge.
The representative continued: “You see it in Cuba, in Iran, in Venezuela, you see North Korea everybody that is a socialist or a communist is anti Jew.”
In fact, historically speaking, it’s quite the opposite. Jewish immigrants, especially in industrialised urban areas like New York City in the early 1900s, were extremely involved in labour organising and socialist politics, and plenty of Jewish people have remained active in progressive left wing social movements since, forming a key bloc of support during the Civil Rights movement as well. doses of the Johnson Johnson coronavirus vaccine to inoculate people along the border. President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador says the vaccinations along Mexico’s northern border with the United States is part of an effort to fully reopen border crossings, which are currently restricted to essential travel. “As soon as this money will be injected in the newco we will take the (due) steps,” CEO Eddie Wilson told Italian daily la Repubblica in an interview. Italy is close to a deal with the European Commission to launch Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA), which was initially expected to start flying again in April.