Antisemitism debate exposes new fault lines in US politics

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2019
From The Left
Political Polarization, anti-semitism

The fallout from comments by Ilhan Omar spans identity politics, party politics, geopolitics and a generational divide.

An Israeli prime minister who has embraced Donald Trump and taken rightwing populism from his playbook. And a group of fiery young Democrats unafraid to question their elders or challenge the status quo. Put together, the elements were bound to be explosive.

Democrats were expected to offer a resolution condemning antisemitism on the floor of the US House of Representatives on Thursday following the latest provocative comments by Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who...

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