March 6, 2019

Dear Miss Mannerly:

I have always been a very outspoken person, and this has served me well in the area where I am from, with a community of people whom I believe must share my political views. I almost always “say it with a smile,” and use a little womanly “charm offensive” to help me get away with saying what is on my mind. Until now, this has propelled me in my professional life, and I have recently been rewarded with an influential new job. I even received a plum committee assignment that matches my interest perfectly (foreign affairs). How exciting, like being at the United Nations!

But this adulation is not shared by all. Now that I have advanced to become part of a new community (let us call it “The Hill”) and am the focus of quite a lot of media attention, I have been speaking out in my customary way, just as I would with my supporters back home, but it is not going over well with the larger audience and with some of my colleagues on The Hill. Why should this be? I get backlash over it almost every day. This happens even though I speak I in a well-modulated voice, dress with style and modesty and have, I believe, nice manners. Some of these new colleagues of mine are starting to condemn me for what I say when they have no right to do that. They even talk about drafting a formal resolution to sanction me. Who is in the wrong here? Certainly not me.

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I just don’t understand it. All I have to do is say or tweet some completely innocuous truth –- like that Israel has hypnotized the world, or that Israel has done evil things, or that support of Israel is all about the Benjamins (common knowledge), or that politicians who support Israel have a dual allegiance to America and Israel --- and some of my colleagues actually give me grief about it. A few of them will come to my defense, and my friends in the media have done so, but I know there are other colleagues who share my views and won’t speak up. Cowards!


Please help me, Miss Mannerly, so I can be effective here in America as a force against Israel and to help establish a Palestinian homeland. I am really a very nice, pleasant person and don’t understand the resistance I am encountering, except from Jews, of course, but they do not count. Should I perhaps try to gain rapport by telling jokes? I know some really good ones about Hebrews. By the way, you’re not Jewish, are you? If you are, then never mind, you Jewish dog.


Gentle reader:

It’s considered poor etiquette to inquire about someone’s ethnic or religious background, so we shall refrain from introducing Miss Mannerly’s into this conversation.


Note that I have edited your letter a bit to remove the more egregious anti-Semitic slurs, out of politeness to my readers. You may be able to get away with them in front of some of your “constituents,” but they are not welcome here and in polite society in general.


Miss Mannerly would not recommend telling any jokes. However, she is afraid you might not be able to help yourself. You do not seem remotely capable of holding your tongue, or even of sincerely apologizing for anti-Semitic remarks, but at least you offer an honest look into your mind, which Miss Mannerly imagines is quite rare on “The Hill.” People may be offended by you, but at least they are not deceived.


If your supporters back home appreciate your views and comments, perhaps you would be better off around them instead of away from home in your current position. And by “home,” might Miss Mannerly suggest Palestine?




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  • Deb Parcell

    03/16/2019 07:22 AM

    She, Omar, like Rashid and AOC are the face of this country’s destruction and if not checked will in fact destroy the fabric of our society. AOC is a “useful idiot”, while Omar and Rashid are vessels of hate and venom. Omar should be expelled from the Foreign Affairs Committee for her racist, anti-Semitic remarks which underscore her core beliefs and values. For Pelosi to say Omar didn’t understand what she was saying is pure malarkey. It is beyond me how AOC was elected. Ignorant and uninformed voters and Identity politics, pure and simple. Omar and Rashid’s behavior should be a warning to those of us paying attention (and not be enthralled because they check off several important boxes for identity politic voters) of what is a toxic and subversive trend assaulting and taking over our country that is. Laura’s piece is excellent., made me laugh and made me think. Omar is a danger incarnate to the USA.

  • Sandy Aldrich

    03/07/2019 07:36 PM

    I've been listening to a Bible Study on "End-Times". Bible Prophecies are falling into place.
    It saddens me though to see AMERICA falling.
    "...Fundamentally transform AMERICA..."
    Our CONSTITUTION has lasted for over 200 years!
    BRAVO to you (and your daughter!)

  • Jewels Martorana

    03/06/2019 11:43 PM

    Dang, I’m still trying to figure out why, after 911, anybody would vote for someone who named himself Barack Obama. And now why in the living h*** would ppl vote for the ppl they did this last election. Are some Americans that crazy? It makes no sense! Geeze ppl, if you don’t have a clue about what it means to vote, then don’t vote!

  • April G

    03/06/2019 11:33 PM

    Why can’t they remove her for creating immigration fraud and marrying her own brother. Marrying a sibling is illegal in this country , not to mention .. disgusting! I hope they did not have children for the children’s sake .. children that are born to siblings could suffer from retardation and other genetic abnormalities:

  • Rick Augustine

    03/06/2019 09:54 PM

    Mike, Representative Omar clearly hates Israel. Her religion is just as strong against LBGT, but she says nothing. Is the radical left telling her to be quiet but hitting Israel is okay?

  • Sharon Hayden

    03/06/2019 08:07 PM

    They need to remove her from Congress and send her back where she came from. Also the leaders that let her wear that head covering should be ashamed. The rules say that head covering is not allowed.

  • Marie webster

    03/06/2019 07:07 PM

    If allowed she will definitely destroy are government !!!

  • margie barker

    03/06/2019 04:59 PM

    Your idea of yourself needs a truth check. Your ideas will take our great nation and women's freedom into the dirt. The best you can do is "Go back to where you came fro."

  • Dianne Roberts

    03/06/2019 12:37 PM

    If by chance she needs help loading her belongings in the boat, because she obviously cannot fly back to where she came from, let me know. There are plenty of us who would be glad to help her leave!

  • Nancy Patterson

    03/06/2019 12:34 PM

    Love Laura Ainsworth! Great insight, intellect and even a bit of humor. Thank you!

  • Bobbie Anderson

    03/06/2019 11:58 AM

    Hahaha Good one. I love it.

  • Allen M Swatsworth

    03/06/2019 11:35 AM

    Wow, what wonderful satirical wit you have young lady. This was an excellent article. Keep up your work and share it with all of us. The enclosed link in your article brought up several points that we will need to keep an eye on. I'm sure the Democrats will again attempt to remove any and all support for Israel at their convention this year and the moderates will find it difficult at best to oppose it this time.

  • Robin Durham

    03/06/2019 09:25 AM

    You have a jewel in Laura Ainsworth! At least, some of us can treat this political mess with an attitude of comedy.