A Muslim supporter of President Donald Trump went nuclear this went and called out Rep. Ilhan Omar for being a “disgrace” and “embarrassment.”
In a fiery op-ed for Fox News, Muslim activist Dr. Qanta Ahmed took dead aim at Omar for her recent comments describing the September 11, 2001 terror attacks as “some people did something.”
Ahmed began her piece by calling Omar an “embarrassment” and “disgrace” to other American Muslims over her comments about 9/11.
Omar’s latest absurd and insulting comment came to light just a few days ago. Describing the horrific Islamist terrorist attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001 that killed almost 3,000 people and injured more than 6,000 others – including many Muslims – Omar told a Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) fundraiser: “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something, and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties.”
First, Omar betrayed her ignorance, because CAIR was founded in 1994. Second, the congresswoman displayed an appalling and dismissive insensitivity to the worst foreign attack on America in our history, claiming almost 600 more lives than the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
Omar’s grotesque trivialization of a national tragedy amounts to an explicit denial of 9/11 – a desecration of all the lives erased that awful day. This denial is inexplicable unless she has strong and covert Islamist sympathies.
Some estimate more than 2,100 first responders who worked in Ground Zero in New York City in an effort to save lives and then find the deceased after the attacks have died of diseases they incurred. More than 10,000 people have been diagnosed with cancer related to the World Trade Center attacks and over 43,000 have been certified with World Trade Center-related illnesses.
Ahmed then detailed how she, like many Americans, remembers exactly where she was and what she was doing on Sept. 11, 2001, when the attacks were broadcasted on national television.
She wrote that she was “horrified” over seeing “mass murder on live TV” that was similar to a horror film.
In her grotesque trivialization of the Sept. 11 attacks, Omar betrays the Islam she claims to follow. She also denigrates every victim and survivor of the attacks and does me and every other Muslim a grave dishonor.
And while Omar relishes in flaunting her Muslim identity, she categorically fails in her Islamic duty. Islam is very clear in assigning responsibility for wrongdoing. Each Muslim has a clear-cut duty to himself or herself, to God and to society.
Omar should be honest. There is no escaping the fact that the atrocities of 9/11 were not simply committed by “some people.” Islamist jihadists were responsible and they came from within the Muslim fold.
Omar’s words are a grotesque injustice against people who have already experienced diabolic injustice.
I thank God every day that I was able to immigrate to the United States of America, where I am now a proud citizen in a country I love and where I enjoy the blessings of American liberty and protection of my rights under the U.S. Constitution. Wouldn’t it be nice to hear Rep. Ilhan Omar express these same sentiments? Don’t expect it anytime soon.
Many Americans share Ahmed’s frustration and anger with Omar for her comments.
Omar disgustingly referencing the 9/11 terror attacks — where almost 3,000 innocent Americans were killed — as “some people did something” is despicable.
That is unacceptable and many would agree that she should issue an apology immediately.