Over time, politicians will always tell you who they are and U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., is sending some pretty strong signals.
The radical left Democrat took to Twitter on Sunday to mark the 21st anniversary of 9/11 and appeared to include the Islamic terrorist hijackers in remembering “those who lost their lives.”
“Today we remember the 2,996 people who were killed on 9/11 and all those who lost their lives while serving our country in the forever wars that followed,” Jayapal tweeted.
The number cited is 19 more than the number killed at the hands of the terrorists on September 11, 2001 — there were 19 hijackers involved in the terrorist attacks. However, if you Google how many people died on 9/11, the number 2,996 is displayed, which include the terrorists. Meaning it’s possible the tweet was just a lazy mistake by the lawmaker — others have made that mistake.
When social media took notice of the tweet, Jayapal scrambled to delete it without explanation, but it turns out she tweeted the same message last year.
For two years in a row, Jayapal has included the 19 terrorists in her list of 9/11 victims
Two years in a row = this wasn’t an error. It was intentional. pic.twitter.com/47ecXX3PFi
— John Hasson (@SonofHas) September 12, 2022
The tweet from last year was still up as of this writing, and Jayapal shared another cryptic tweet on Sunday vowing to never forget “every life lost on that tragic day.”
On 9/11, we vow to #NeverForget every life lost on that tragic day. At the same time, we must acknowledge the climate of hate that our Muslim, Sikh, and marginalized communities have had to endure.
Let’s recommit ourselves to choosing love over hate and unity over division.
— Pramila Jayapal (@PramilaJayapal) September 11, 2022
Jayapal, who represents much of Seattle, is chair of the radical Congressional Progressive Caucus and she tweeted a message about what motivated her “path to activism” while singling out concern for one specific segment of society.
“9/11 is when my path into activism and organizing truly began. So much changed that day, and so much has happened in the intervening two decades but our work still continues,” she tweeted, adding in a follow up, “Today we must remember the communities right here at home that suffered so much — not only through the terrorist attacks that affected every American’s psyche, but also the hate, discrimination, and erosion of civil liberties they had to endure.”
Playing the race card, Jayapal then referenced a resolution she had offered along with the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress, U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., along with another hard-left Democrat, U.S. Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif.
“We must fully condemn all manifestations and expressions of racism, xenophobia, discrimination, scapegoating, and ethnic or religious bigotry while also finally acknowledging the climate of hate that Arab, Muslim, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Sikh communities have experienced in the two decades since September 11, 2001,” the faction said. “As we acknowledge that our own government implemented harmful policies that unfairly profiled and targeted Arab, Muslim, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Sikh communities, we must also celebrate that these very communities have met these challenges with unwavering courage, strength, compassion, and resilience while uniting in the aftermath to advocate for civil and human rights — work which continues to this day to benefit all Americans.”
Social media users weren’t eager to give a divisive lawmaker like Jayapal, who is forever besmirching America, the benefit of the doubt… here’s a quick sampling of responses to the story from Twitter:
2,977 people died on 9/11. Rep. Jayapal wants to make sure you understand that she’s remembering the 19 hijackers who murdered the other 2,977 people all together as one.
She just wanted to make sure you knew. https://t.co/MTe0wiJdu0
— Jeff B. is *BOX OFFICE POISON* (@EsotericCD) September 12, 2022
— Matthew Foldi (@MatthewFoldi) September 12, 2022
She is disgusting, inside and out…..
— Timothy Brady (@TimboBrady) September 12, 2022
Right! Because some of those 19 people did something.
— Nancy Anne (@nancyanne331) September 12, 2022
It’s the, “some people did something” crowd.
— Art Vandelay (@tankeroffof) September 12, 2022
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