A Democrat Congresswoman from Minnesota joined The Nation’s “Next Left” podcast to denounce “ignorance” in America, which she described as “pervasive.”
“And ignorance really is pervasive in many parts of this country. And as someone who was raised by educators, I really like to inform people about things that they might be ignorant to, willingly or unwillingly,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) toldJohn Nichols.
The topic of discussion was America’s refugee resettlement program. Omar was justifying state contracts that help resettle refugees, the nature of which she claimed Republicans were deliberately misrepresenting. Republicans, she said, “are really good at misinformation and sort of really reorganizing facts to sort of paint a picture that really eventually is not rooted […]
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