The newspaper has “principally tried to disregard” conspiracy theory-endorsing Boebert’s antics since she was elected to Congress in 2020 as a result of “they add little to the general public discourse,” it wrote in a stinging editorial Monday.
However the Donald Trump acolyte’s current Islamophobic assaults on Omar — and her subsequent non-apology to her fellow congresswoman — had “crossed a line,” it stated. The board was “embarrassed a Colorado consultant is engaged in widening” divisions within the nation.
Omar “deserved nothing in need of a full apology” however Boebert “is clearly incapable of regret or reflection, in order her fellow Coloradans — a fantastic place of tolerance and respect, range and freedom — we’ll assist her, the board wrote.
“We apologize to the Congresswoman and to the Muslim group for Boebert’s insensitive remarks,” it added. “Such remarks, irrespective of how innocently meant, don’t have any place in American discourse.”