<<MODERATOR'S WARNING>> A moderator's warning has been issued for this thread on 8/27/19 at 7:44 AM PDT for insults and flamebaiting. Any further instances where a poster accuses another of supporting terrorists or war criminals will result in an immediate thread banning and warnings with points. We expect all posters to discuss subjects respectfully, without demonizing your opponent. - Lee S (CNN)Israel announced Thursday it was barring the entry of two US congresswomen after Donald Trump encouraged the move, a remarkable step both by the US President and his ally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to punish political opponents. https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/15/politics/israel-visit-ilhan-omar-rashida-tlaib-intl/index.html In the world that we live, I am not for sure what to think of this. On one hand, both of these individuals have been extremely vocal opponents of Israel. As public officials of the United States, that goes against this countries standing with Israel. Their personal background plays completely into this too.