Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova Rips Omar for “Assigning Labels”

Freshman lawmaker is once again sparking controversy with a tweet some are calling anti-semitic.

Ilhan Omar tweeted a story about Jewish billionaire Leon Cooperman saying he will support fellow Jewish billionaire Mike Bloomberg and asked her followers “I wonder why?”

Many replied and felt what Omar was insinuating had an antisemitic vibe.

Arsten Ostrovsky wrote:

Oh gee, please do enlighten us again, because you were in such ‘fine form’ before …

and replied with a screenshot of Omar’s tweet that caused a firestorm “It’s all about the Benjamins baby” reacting to U.S. support of Israel.

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova responded directly to Omar and said “This is a wrong thing to say Congresswoman…

In subsequent tweets Navratilova added

Generalizing is wrong no matter which “group” of people one talks about. It’s about assigning labels and I hate that.

Omar has sparked outrage in the past by claiming that “Israel has hypnotized the world.”

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