I could only imagine that Tulsi had some logic behind her vote against the "anti-BDS" vote, which appeared to advocate for Israel, against Palestinians, pro AIPAC, and anti-First Amendment. I wrote against it a few times already, both here and on another site. Meanwhile, I was awaiting more from TG herself to explain her thinking. That as far as I know has not yet been spoken of by her, even on her channel, that I subscribe to.
Hence, the next best thing, that crossed my path last night, came in the form of analysis from Kim Iversen, who explains well enough for herself. My best interpretation at this point is that Tulsi remains a very deep thinker, ponders the implications of things, understands them well, and also that as often as not, votes get written in such a way as to include language that goes further than face value.
So I'm not justifying anything here or trying to, except to say that Kim has done some serious homework on this one and has much vested interest and history on the topic--as she well explains. I also must note that anyone running for office may as well quit before they start, given the AIPAC and other vast Zionist influence on American politics, if they do not make at least a quick genuflection to Israel. I trust any reader here has that basic understanding down well from readings and observations over the years.
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