The inmates are officially running the asylum in Washington, D.C. as four radical leftists known as “The Squad” are quickly usurping the power of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
Recent infighting between House Democrats has pitted Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, and Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley against the party’s leadership. The so-called Squad of upstart congresswomen have been the center of national media attention, often for all the wrong reasons.
The women of color routinely claim any criticism of their positions is an inherently “racist” or “sexist” attack. Despite their own antisemitic public remarks and denouncement of the Jewish State, Speaker Pelosi was seemingly helpless to rebuke the Squad. However, President Donald Trump has not been intimidated by their continuous anti-American statements.
“Go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came,” Trump tweeted in response to anti-American statements by The Squad.
To say the Squad represents the most radical element of the Democratic Party would be something of an understatement. These are three things everyday Americans should know about the Squad.
1: They Hate The American Way of Life
If you were even to say the expression, “the American way of life” in front of a Squad member, a full personal attack would likely ensue. You could expect to be called a White Supremacist and if you are a person of color, a White Supremacist sympathizer. That’s because the Squad sees American success through hard work, commitment to God, country, and family as an evil patriarchal conspiracy.
The New York rep, widely known as AOC, ran on a platform that “socialism will win.” The message is clearly one that the American capitalist system is based on greed and immorality.
“Trade is a zero-sum game, someone always wins, and someone always loses,” AOC once said. And as a card-carrying member of Democrat Socialists of America, she follows the organization’s mindset that believes in “abolishing capitalism.”
But that also means the American Dream of owning your own home, sending children to college, and creating opportunities for the next generation is also evil.
2: The Squad Are Anti-Semites
America’s most reliable and trustworthy ally in the Middle East remains Israel. The Jewish State was established and supported by the U.S. and the United Kingdom following the Holocaust and the end of World War II. But two of the Squad members — Reps. Omar and Tlaib — are Muslim extremists that support the aggressive actions of terror groups such as Hamas.
Tlaib actually has Palestinian heritage, and the other members of the Squad have backed measures by the pair to treat Israel like an enemy-state. Rep. Tlaib was reportedly investigated for links to terrorists, and at least 18 of her Facebook friends posted anti-Semitic remarks. She reportedly heaped praise on several of them on social media.
Rep. Omar has floated bills calling for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel for its self-defense against rocket attacks by Palestinians and incursions by other radical Islamic extremist organizations.
“We are introducing a resolution, to really speak about the American values that support and believe in our ability to exercise our First Amendment rights in regard to boycotting,” Rep. Omar reportedly said about a measure to boycott Israel businesses.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly considered banning the pair of American politicians from entering Israel.
3: The Squad is Leading its Own Party to Ruin
The Democratic Party appears to be entering a watershed moment that determines whether it will shift radically left for years to come, or move to the center and start negotiating with Republicans again for the betterment of the country. The Squad advocates for open borders, leveling high corporate taxes that stifle the economy, unaffordable health care pipe dreams such as Medicare for All, and the fantasy Green New Deal that zero Democrats actually voted for in the affirmative.
The headlining act in the party’s civil war has been AOC vs. Speaker Pelosi. Although Pelosi holds power, the liberal media has been so enamored with AOC that she enjoys the wealth of coverage. Democrats are fearful of pushing back against the Squad despite the potential fallout among voters.
“If all voters hear about is AOC, it could put the (House) majority at risk,” a top Democrat linked to the 2020 campaigns said. “[AOC is] getting all the news and defining everyone else’s races.”
A recent poll indicated that 74 percent of voters recognized the moniker “AOC.” However, only 22 percent regarded her positions as favorable. In terms of restoring order in Washington, D.C., and elected officials getting back to doing the people’s business, the Squad could be a God-send to the GOP and President Trump.