“I had dinner with Amo (Uncle) Bernie tonight! This man gets me,” posted Rashida Tlaib on Instagram.
I hope Sanders runs, if only for one reason: To change the debate inside the Democratic Party about Israel.
“To the women on my 2016 campaign who were harassed or mistreated, thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for speaking out. I apologize.”
The Senate will vote on aid to Israel and the Combating BDS Act - which some Democrats support, but have pledge to stop until the shutdown ends.
Bernie Sanders himself still seems to regard sexual harassment in his campaign as a minor concern, which is the same attitude I encountered.
She tweeted that people who support the bill “forgot what country they represent.”
In a country where “Jewish” is often taken to be a strictly religious label, Sanders is an ethnic Jew, a cultural Jew, and a left-wing Jew.
“There has been an ongoing conversation … about the untenable and dangerous dynamic that developed during our campaign.”
“While we do not support BDS, we remain resolved to our constitutional oath to defend the right of every American to express their views peacefully.”
This feud was bound to happen. It was only a matter of time.