MSNBC’s Meh­di Hasan to Oca­sio-Cortez: Israel Com­mits ‘War Crimes,’ Oppos­ing Cease­fire Is Racist

<div>MSNBC's Mehdi Hasan to Ocasio-Cortez: Israel Commits 'War Crimes,' Opposing Ceasefire Is Racist</div>

MSNBC’s Meh­di Hasan on Sun­day inter­viewed “Squad” mem­ber Con­gress­woman Alexan­dria Oca­sio-Cortez (D‑NY) — and it went exact­ly as as one might expect for a con­ver­sa­tion between a for­mer al-Jazeera employ­ee and a marx­ist mil­len­ni­al politi­cian to go. Hasan repeat­ed­ly yield­ed the floor for his guest to pon­tif­i­cate about Israel’s “war crimes,” and sug­gest­ed that Con­gres­sion­al oppo­si­tion to a cease­fire in Gaza was due to racism.Hasan spent the inter­view play­ing devil’s advo­cate, instead allow­ing Oca­sio-Cortez to serve a …