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Rep. Ilhan Omar accuses Fox host of “dangerous incitement” for criticizing her
APR 12, 2019 9:00 AM
BY ROBERT SPENCER
Criticism isn’t incitement. If her accusation were true, then all the criticism of President Trump from her and her colleagues is also incitement, and they should be silent. The constant conflation of criticism and incitement by Omar and her allies is an attempt to silence all dissent from their frankly insidious agenda. This is of a piece with the Left’s ongoing war against the freedom of speech, in which Islamic supremacists are the Left’s eager allies.
Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that Fox News Channel host Brian Kilmeade is guilty of a “dangerous incitement” for questioning her loyalty to the United States, since she’s been the subject of death threats in the past.
Kilmeade said on a “Fox & Friends” segment about the freshman Democrat that “you have to wonder if she’s an American first.”
Fox News had no immediate comment about Kilmeade, the second Fox personality in a month to attract attention for comments about Omar. Fox condemned and suspended Saturday host Jeanine Pirro for two weeks after she wondered aloud whether Omar’s use of a Muslim head covering indicated she was a follower of Islamic religious law.
“My love and commitment to our country and that of my colleagues should never be questioned,” Omar said via Twitter on Wednesday. “We are ALL Americans.”…