Rep. Alexandria Okasio-Cortez said Tuesday that groups like the Palestinians have no choice but to "break out" because they are "marginalized" by Israel – and suggested the poor in the US do the same.
The freshman of the mantelpiece believes that "injustice is a threat to the safety of all people" during a discussion on the radio show "Ebro in the Morning".
"Once one has no access to clean water, he has no choice but to rebel. – she said. "But it doesn't have to be that way. I am not only talking about Palestinians, I am talking about communities in poverty in the United States, I am talking about Latin America, I am talking about the whole world. "
The host of the show, Ebro Darden, sparked the discussion, saying there were a number of" corrupt "governments ̵
He went on to claim that young Jews were against the "Palestinian occupation" and would even like to see the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ouster.
Darden also qualified for "white supreme Jews" and said it was "something most people can't wrap their brains around." "
" And what happens to Israel and Palestine, while it's very, very deep, it's very, very criminal and it's very, very unfair, "he said.
Okazio-Cortez agreed, saying," Absolutely "
" I also think that we are in the country when it comes to Israel-Palestine, it is a very big problem, "said Okasio-Cortez.
She told conservatives that they were "developing this idea." that if you criticize Israel, you are anti-Semite.
"In the same way that I criticize Trump does not make me anti-American, criticism of occupation does not make you anti-Israel, to be honest. That doesn't do you against the existence of a nation, "she said, adding that it comes down to ensuring that Palestinians have the same human rights as Israelis.
Okazio-Cortez claims that the standard does not exist in criticizing others
"If you criticize another country, they don't say, 'Do you believe in the right of Britain to exist?'" she said, explaining that there was "a reason why we ask this question."
have been persecuted throughout human history, but I don't think they marginalized Palestine you create safety, "she says.