POLISH PARLIAMENT MEMBER INVITES AOC TO ‘STUDY THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS HERE FOR REAL’
Polish Parliament member Dominik Tarczynski sent a letter to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez formally inviting her to Poland to visit former sites of concentration camps.
Tarczynski wrote to Ocasio-Cortez “out of distress in having learned of your recent statements regarding concentration camps.”
He described the concentration camps the Nazis constructed in Poland and how they “caused a deep wound that persists on our proud Polish and European history that we must all deal with every single day.”
Tarczynski also formally invited her to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka, Sobibor and Majdanek.
“I look forward to hearing back from you with the hope of setting up a trip to my country soon,” he wrote to the congresswoman.
The letter came shortly after Ocasio-Cortez compared the U.S. southern border to concentration camps in an Instagram Live Video. (RELATED: LIBERALS DEFEND AOC’S DESCRIPTION OF MIGRANT DETENTION CENTERS AS ‘CONCENTRATION CAMPs’)
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Despite Tarczynski’s readiness in reaching out to Ocasio-Cortez, Poland also has its own problems with anti-Semitism.
Grafitti reading “Jews Away” was found on ruins in a village in East Poland just last week, according to Times of Israel. (RELATED: HOLOCAUST RESEARCH CENTER YAD VASHEM FIRES BACK AT OCASIO-CORTEZ’S ‘CONCENTRATION CAMP’ COMPARISON)
Tarczynski’s letter concluded by telling Ocasio-Cortez “you often speak of bipartisanship and I feel this is one area in particular where we can begin to live that ideal.”