Jacob Wohl, the man in the news lately for “exposing” (falsely) Elizabeth Warren as a BDSM-crazed cougar, has a longer history of equally amusing smear campaigns than most people might realize. Wohl, a far-right activist, commentator, and conspiracy theorist, crafts seemingly constant stories about famous politicians.
Warren Albrecht | United States
Recently, Rep. Ilhan Omar has criticized people in the United States who support Israel’s government and that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) influence.
I support the country of Israel and territories of Palestinian people; Israel is a legitimate country with an insane history. I believe in private property rights and do not believe two wrongs make a right. Peace between Jews and Arabs in the region is a very difficult issue. We must not get distracted by the trees of political rhetoric from the potential peace of the forest.
In Captain Marvel’s first few weeks at the box office, it has performed incredibly well, grossing over $800 million worldwide. Generally, the reviews from the critics reflect its success, but some YouTube channels disagree. Criticizing the movie for its feminist motives, some believed that a radical agenda was ruining Marvel’s movie. In reality, it had more to do with Israel and Palestine.
Michael Sweeney | United States
On Thursday, Democratic freshman Congressman Max Rose of New York apologized for remarks made a few weeks ago by Representative Ilhan Omar, Democrat of Minnesota. Her controversial comments were widely interpreted in the media as antisemitic. As a result, members of Democratic party leadership began the process this week of seeking a primary challenger against Omar, only months into her first term.