Tag: send her back

Where Would You Like Us to Go Back To, Mr. President?

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) participates in a panel discussion during the Muslim Collective For Equitable Democracy Conference and Presidential Forum on July 23, 2019 in Washington, DC.Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) When I came to this country, America stood as a nation of hope to young children in forgotten and faraway lands. It once welcomed […]

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Poll Finds Americans Fearful Heated Rhetoric Will Fan Flames of Violence

Donald Trump takes the podium before speaking during a political rally on July 17, 2019, in Greenville, N.C., where supporters chanted “Send her back” in reference to frequent Trump critic Rep. Ilhan Omar.Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty) A majority of Americans fear all the racist and otherwise offensive rah rah being spewed in the name of […]

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What They Mean When They Say ‘Send Her Back’

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) What is an American? Is it defined by borders, treaties, laws and the Constitution or is it a nebulous set of mutable ideas and fluctuating standards? And who gets to decide? Is it as everchanging as this country’s boundary lines or was it set in stone by the cabal of […]

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Ilhan Omar Slams Trump as ‘Fascist’ While He Cries ‘Wasn’t Me’ on the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants

Rep. Ilhan Omar speaking at a press conference to introduce a piece of legislation in Washington, D.C., June 19, 2019Photo: Stefani Reynolds (Getty) Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar struck back Thursday against Donald Trump and his “Send her back”-braying fans, saying the raucous catcalls were not so much about her, but about what Trump stands for: […]

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#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar

Donald Trump at a MAGA rally in Greenville, N.C., July 17, 2019, where a raucous crowd chanted “Send her back” in reference to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, who’s a Somali-born American citizen.Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty) Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” […]

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