David Hogg Says 9/11 Footage is ‘Triggering’ – Read the Responses

Gun control activist and Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg is back in the limelight, tweeting over the weekend that seeing video of the 9/11 attacks is “triggering.” His claim, however, was met with criticism and anger.

Hogg was responding to President Donald Trump, who tweeted out video of the September 11 attacks intercut with a speech by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (MI). In the speech, Omar made a dismissive comment about 9/11, saying “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something, and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties.”

Many people took offense to the tone of her comments, and even The New York Post blasted her comments, running a picture of the Twin Towers exploding with the headline “Here’s Your Something.”

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Many were angered that the comments came from Omar, a devout Muslim who has defended Sharia law in the past, and made anti-Semetic comments towards Israel.

The President’s tweet states “WE WILL NEVER FORGET.”

The President was largely criticized by Democrats for his criticism. As we previously reported, socialist Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the President was inciting violence toward Omar.

Omar herself is portraying herself as a victim, and says she is receiving death threats since the tweet.

Hogg, for his part, took issue with President Trump’s use of 9/11 footage.

The responses to David Hogg took issue with his assertion that 9/11 footage should not be shown.

“David, imagine if someone described the absolute tragedy at your school as just some thing that happened by some person,” one Twitter user said. “Rightfully so, you would be absolutely outraged. Well guess what? The people who lost someone in 9/11 have every right to be outraged at Omar.”

Others criticized his emotional frailty.

Some reminded Hogg that he should be offended with Omar’s remarks, not the response.

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