Jake Tapper Goes On Tweetstorm Calling Out Louis Farrakhan: ‘Elected Officials Meet With Him Openly’


CNN’s Jake Tapper was incensed when Reverend Louis Farrakhan gave a blatantly anti-Semitic speech for Saviours’ Day, a national convention organized by the Nation of Islam, and it was attended by thousands, including Womens’ March co-chair Tamika Mallory. (Tapper incorrectly identified her as a co-founder.)

Tapper unleashed a tweetstorm noting the time stamps of some of Farrakhan’s most heinous comments, including that “the Jews were responsible for all of this filth and degenerate behavior that Hollywood is putting out turning men into women and women into men.”

The CNN anchor condemned not only Farrakhan and Mallory, but also the political leaders who have given Farrakhan a platform despite his views and statements.

“This is who Farrakhan is. It’s why folks are legitimately so offended when they found out that then-Sen. Obama and members of the CBC met with him in 2005,” Tapper tweeted, including a picture of Barack Obama smiling with the reverend.

In response, ShareBlue Senior Writer Oliver Willis tweeted that “your regularly scheduled right-wing virtue signaling is noted,” noting that President Donald Trump said “Nazis are good people.”

“Right on cue, a left wing activist attacks a journalist for reporting on/condemning Farrakhan’s anti-Semitism,” Tapper tweeted back. “Either bigotry is ok or it isn’t.”

Read the whole thread below:

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