Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was known as out for coded anti-Semitism after he bashed “upscale liberals controlling the media” for the continued protection of final yr’s historic Jan. 6 riot.
Critics erupted after Rubio’s tweet on Friday clearly evoked the anti-Semitic trope that Jews management the media as he griped that the riot wasn’t like “Pearl Harbor or 9/11.”
“Upscale Liberals = Jews,” tweeted Rachel Vindman, spouse to Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman who testified at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial about his strong-arming Ukraine’s president in a bid to set off an investigation into Joe Biden’s son Hunter.
“Come on, lil’ Marco,” Rachel Vindman added, utilizing Trump’s nickname for the Florida senator, “fly that race flag excessive! I hear your individuals are into that today. Be LOUD and PROUD in your racism,” she urged sarcastically.
Fred Guttenberg, who misplaced his daughter, Jaime, within the 2018 mass shooting at Florida’s Parkland Excessive College, echoed Vindman. “Don’t cover behind your anti-Semitism, Marco,” he tweeted.
“As for 9/11, my brother died due to it. The principle distinction is January sixth was a terror assault by People, invited by individuals such as you,” Guttenberg added.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ailing.) didn’t bash Rubio for anti-Semitism, however did disparage his remark about Pearl Harbor. “What occurred to you, man?” he requested Rubio.
Some critics puzzled why Rubio dramatically modified his perspective to be so dismissive of the Jan. 6 riot when he as soon as blasted it as unpatriotic “anti-American anarchy.”