Name: Ilhan Abdullahi Omar
Occupation: U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district.
Dislikes: American Exceptionalism
Hobbies: Blatantly lying to a group of high school students and filling their impressionable minds with crap.
Rep. Ilhan Omar admitted that she “might” have embellished part of a story she told to high school students in an apparent attempt to showcase racial and economic disparities in the country.
Omar told Richfield High School students that while working as a Minneapolis city councilman, she witnessed an example of injustice that disturbed her greatly (even though the event didn’t take place).
She recalled a “sweet, old… African-American lady” who was detained for a whole weekend after stealing a $2 loaf of bread to feed her “starving 5-year-old granddaughter,” according to the Washington Post, and screamed an expletive in court after the woman was fined $80 for the crime.
“I couldn’t control my emotions,” Omar lied, “because I couldn’t understand how a roomful of educated adults could do something so unjust.”
“Omar’s story echoed the plot of ‘Les Miserables.’ If true, it is also probably embellished,” the Washington Post claimed. “City officials said that police aren’t allowed to arrest people for shoplifting unless there’s a likelihood of violence or further crime. Typically, shoplifters are sentenced to attend a three-hour class.”
Omar apparently “flubbed some facts” when telling the story to the students and told the newspaper that the woman may have not been just a one-time innocent shoplifter.
“She might have had a prior [arrest],” Omar said. “I’m not sure…The details might not have all matched, but that’s what I remember.”
WIBC host Tony Katz offered the following comments on Rep. Ilhan Omar’s enjoyment of professionally mixing fact with fiction for the purpose of furthering a socialist agenda:
“You told a story about racism because you wanted to push this race narrative about racism in the United State, and you went about embellishing facts because you didn’t have the actual proof. Oh, and by the way, the lie was essentially the plot of ‘Les Miserables.’
You’re going to lie about something to push your narrative and do it by lifting your story from one of the great musicals in history? Nothing is sacred, guys.”
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