The Unmitigated Gall of Ilhan Omar

Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) attends a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., November 30, 2021. (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters)
It’s worth asking why Democrats consistently have the audacity to demand the other party enforce standards that they don’t themselves follow.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I lhan Omar is demanding that Congress censure a colleague over offensive remarks. This is a real demand happening right now, and reporters write about her demands without peppering their prose with incredulous exclamation marks.

House progressives, in fact, are reportedly planning to introduce a resolution that would strip Republican representative Lauren Boebert of committee assignments over her stupid and bigoted joke about Omar.

“I have had a conversation with the speaker, and I’m very confident that she will take decisive action next week,” Omar had the temerity to tell CNN’s Jake Tapper last weekend. The same congresswoman, who claimed criticism about her

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