If you include a pro-Omar op-ed (published before the latest controversy), that makes six sympathetic pieces in The Guardian, with nothing published to date largely critical.

The latest article, by US-based Guardian reporter Sabrina Siddiqui, featured comments by New York Times contributor Wajahat Ali, who, though mildly uncomfortable with the words Omar used in her tweet, claimed that there’s a “target on her because she’s Muslim and black woman.”

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This narrative, that Omar was being criticized in large part because of her gender, color, and faith, was similarly highlighted in a February 4 Guardian op-ed by Mesrine Malik that opined that “because she is a Muslim, and a Muslim’s place in Western public life must always be subject to scrutiny, [Omar’s] opinions are distorted into a sinister shape.”

The suggestion that Omar is held to a higher degree of critical scrutiny because she’s a Muslim women of color is pretty much the opposite of the truth, as the reason she and fellow Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib received such positive media coverage when they were elected was due to their gender and faith. International press coverage after their November victories hailed the election of “the first Muslim women elected to Congress” as a milestone for America, with many outlets taking particular interest in Omar being the first Congresswoman to wear a hijab.