Caitlin Johnstone: The lie that a kinder, gentler US Empire is possible

xenagoguevicene

11 Jun, 2021

Caitlin Johnstone: The lie that a kinder, gentler US Empire is possible

US Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN)

The main rift among the American left wing is between people who seek an end to the imperialist murder machine, and people who just want the imperialist murder machine to give them healthcare.

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar has once again been the center of an artificialcontroversy launched in bad faith, this time overa tweetwhere she mentioned the United States and Israel in the same breath as Hamas and the Taliban as perpetrators of“unthinkable atrocities”.

“We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity. We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban,”Omar said while sharing a video of her wildly unsuccessful effort to get a straight answer from Secretary of State Tony Blinken on accountability for US and Israeli war crimes.

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