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"Her to tweets to the agreed anti-semitism of Donald Trump to win the midterms where he promoted the antisemitic George source conspiracy theory or in Kevin McCarthy, Republican leader did the tweet right or the term globalists' or Jim Jordan put a dollar sign, and it's so many and look at look at the double standard, and it's because she's black and Muslim. So let's turn. Now. Few people have argued more vociferously for the for the ojection from office whether by election or other means David from staff writer at the Atlantic as I said earlier, David gave you a great a great intro before you were able to connect there. So it was gorgeous. But nonetheless. Here. You is a staff writer for the Atlantic. Former speech writer, George W Bush, a heavy Trump critic, and yet his latest piece says tr- Democrats are falling into the Ilhan Omar trap by rushing to stand with controversial congresswoman the twenty twenty contenders are allowing Trump to transform her into the face of their party. What is the danger? There are what I let me completely and wholeheartedly endorse with representatives Lebanon Presley said about the radical inappropriateness of the president United States using the platform that is provided him by the people the United States to defame and attack any individual. And this has been a bad habit of Donald Trump's for a long time. He did not abandon it when he became president. And he's continued it and you'll know Mars the latest target and that that's wrong. And if there is credible information that her life has been threatened that makes it even more distressing. The president has put people at risk when he talks in this way. That's it. He's also a canny Wiley political actor he creates traps, and what you're watching the entire democrat. Party. Sometimes very reluctantly. As in the case of speaker Pelosi except the trap and here's the trap. The Democrats won big in twenty eighteen by swinging a lot of seats that had been formerly Republican with the votes of women voters and with the strength of women candidates in Texas the district district, but formerly belonged to George H W Bush, Texas seven is one by woman. Lizzie Fletcher a prominent lawyer in the area, Newt Gingrich's former seat Georgia six is held by Lucy MacBeth, but black woman whose son was died in a horrific act of gun violence for junior ten a district. That's been Republican for sixty the past sixty six years now by women. Jennifer waxen Virginia seven really strong Republican district formerly represented by by Dave brat, while one by woman named Abigail span burger, a former CIA operative all these four women took Republican districts and made them democratic on the strength of revulsion against the president's actions. The so-called progressive caucus. On the Democratic Party. Would they did was they won low attendance nomination fights on district's at his Nancy Pelosi said would be democratic anyway, no matter who they nominate and they produced very campaign ready, very social media savvy characters, but leadership and Ilhan Omar is one of President"