Will Somali voters turn out for Ilhan Omar in 2020?

All four members of "The Squad" come from deep blue districts that normally are safe seats for Democrats.  But Rep. Ilhan Omar, who represents the city of Minneapolis and a few inner ring suburbs, is now caught in a scandal that threatens to alienate her biggest voting bloc base, fellow Muslim Somalis, who emigrated to Minnesota by the tens of thousands at the behest of the State Department that thought the generous welfare benefits of the North Star State could well be spent on people from a tropical climate transplanted to the coldest metropolis in the country. Most readers are aware that the wife of a campaign consultant employed by Omar has, in divorce proceedings, accused the solon of carrying on an affair with her spouse, and the U.K. Daily Mail has sent photographers who have captured the twosome together apparently after spending the night together. Ilhan Omar's brazen double life involving secret hookups, romantic vacations and...(Read Full Post)
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