However, her words were met with derision and abuse from conservatives who lambasted Omar for 'only caring about art and architecture' and failing to acknowledge Notre Dame as a significant place of Christian worship, with some even likening her comments to ISIS.
Well, the “architecture” that the art was housed in is a cathedral. While Biblically Christ is wherever His people… https://t.co/sllh92DWHs
In response to the abuse, people came to Omar's defence, pointing out that some are ready to criticise her for any comment she makes, with other raising awareness of the constant stream of hatred that she receives.
This is crazy. Ilhan Omar wrote a sympathetic tweet about Notre Dame and, in response, got compared to ISIS. 1,800… https://t.co/1EmoHGPseN