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: fascism. “I believe he is fascist,” Omar said Thursday, the Daily Beast reports. “I want to remind people that this is what this president and his supporters have turned this country [into]; this is supposed to be a country where we allow democratic debate and dissent to take place. Advertisement “And so, this is not about me. This is about us fighting for what this country truly should be.” With the very definition of “fascism,” per Merriam-Webster, being “a tendency toward or actual exercise of strong autocratic or dictatorial control,” where exactly is the lie? In any case, Omar’s comments came a day after Trump supporters chanted “Send her back! Send her back!” during a MAGA rally Wednesday night in Greenville, N.C. The raucous call was in response to Trump’s continued attacks on Omar and three other freshman congresswomen with whom she is closely aligned Advertisement “I say, ‘If they don’t like it, let them leave.’ … They don’t love our country and in some cases I think… Read full this story
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