Dem Rep Rashida Tlaib: I get a "calming feeling" about the Holocaust

 

During an interview with Yahoo News' podcast "Skullduggery," she explained her twisted take on the Holocaust.

She said, “there’s always kind of a calming feeling, I tell folks, when I think of the Holocaust, and the tragedy of the Holocaust, and the fact that it was my ancestors — Palestinians — who lost their land and some lost their lives, their livelihood, their human dignity, their existence in many ways, have been wiped out, and some people's passports. And, just all of it was in the name of trying to create a safe haven for Jews, post-the Holocaust, post-the tragedy and the horrific persecution of Jews across the world at that time. And, I love the fact that it was my ancestors that provided that, right, in many ways, but they did it in a way that took their human dignity away and it was forced on them."

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney responded:

 

Of course the media frames the story as "Republicans pounce":

 
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