«Some people did something»: the New York Post criticized Ilhan Omar on the September 11 attacks

Democrats denounced the newspaper of the New York Post after the tabloid owned by conservative media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, put on the cover quote Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on the September 11 attacks on the falling of the twin towers of the world trade center. Many have accused the publication of inciting hatred and pointed to the fact that the phrase taken out of context.

This week, the Democrat from Minnesota has been criticized after a video was released of her speech to the Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR) at the end of last month.

«For too long we have lived with a sense of discomfort, that we are citizens of second class and, frankly, I’m tired of this, and every Muslim in this country was tired of it, said Omar at the meeting CAIR. — CAIR was founded after September 11, because they found that some people did something, and as a result we all have lost their civil liberties».

«New York Post» made the cover only part of the quote is that «some people did something». Below was the text: «Here’s your something» and «2977 people died from terrorism».

Rupert Murdoch inciting more fear and hatred of @IlhanMN and Muslims in the New York Post this morning.

Disgusting and dangerous. pic.twitter.com/yduzwY5hT2

— Waleed Shahid (@_waleedshahid) April 11, 2019

«The newspaper «New York Post» knows what she’s doing — pulling out quotes out of context and causes painful images, spreading hatred, and endangers the life of a member of the house of representatives Omar,» he tweeted Rashid Tlaib.

«This is incitement,» he prokomentiroval the situation with the newspaper Matt Duss, adviser to Senator Bernie Sanders on foreign policy.

Omar supported, though new to Congress, but rather a noticeable figure — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

«I’m not going to quote the horrible, hated the cover of the NY Post, writes the Congresswoman. — Here is one fact: Ilhan Omar is cosponsored 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. She has done more for the families affected by 9/11 than the Republican party.»

I’m not going to quote the NY Post»s horrifying, hateful cover.

Here’s 1 fact: @IlhanMN is a cosponsor of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. She’s done more for the 9/11 families than the GOP who won’t even support healthcare for 1st responders — yet are happy to weaponize her faith.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 11, 2019

CAIR is a non — profit human rights organization, established in 1994, has stepped up its activities in response to the Islamophobia that followed the terrorist attacks.