“Boebert is clearly incapable of regret or reflection, in order her fellow Coloradans—a gorgeous place of tolerance and respect, variety and freedom—we’ll assist her,” the paper’s editorial board wrote. “Omar deserved nothing wanting a full apology.”

“We apologize to the Congresswoman and to the Muslim group for Boebert’s insensitive remarks,” it added. “Such remarks, regardless of how innocently meant, haven’t any place in American discourse.”

The newspaper famous that whereas it has “principally tried to disregard” Boebert’s actions since she was elected to Congress in 2020 as a result of “they add little to the general public discourse,” they felt as if their wreckless state consultant “crossed a line” and that they “should rise up for frequent decency.”

It added that the paper was “embarrassed a Colorado consultant is engaged in widening this divide,” and addressed Rep. Omar instantly: “[W]e are sorry we didn’t name her out the primary time she used a derogatory reference towards you and different members of Congress who’re ladies and minorities.”

The editorial board additionally acknowledged Boebert’s intent of utilizing her “platform to hawk a gross and false narrative about Muslim Individuals. We can’t fathom what evil intent drives this conduct, however after first apologizing, Boebert now has made issues worse.”

The apology piece additionally detailed what prompted the editorial board to talk up.

Final week, Boebert made feedback referring to Omar, the one hijab-wearing Congresswoman, as a member of the “Jihad Squad.” Boebert then refused to apologize and was depicted in videos additional confirming her hateful anti-Muslim rhetoric.

“Making a joke about suicide bombers and suggesting {that a} congresswoman is a menace to security and safety as a result of she is a Muslim is each racist and a type of non secular bigotry,” the editorial learn. 

Following the hateful remarks from Boebert, Omar acquired a number of threats from nameless numbers, together with one voicemail she played throughout a press convention Tuesday. Omar even talked about eradicating her hijab to make herself much less of a goal for assaults, a thought she mentioned she had by no means thought-about earlier than.

“It was by no means an choice for me to take off my hijab and run. And that ought to by no means be one thing {that a} Muslim girl or a lady has to ponder if she desires to enter public life,” she mentioned.

The Denver Put up editorial piece ended by noting that, whereas the board was embarrassed by Boebert, they need her no hurt and hope she doesn’t face the identical hate Omar has needed to take care of:

“Might Lauren Boebert by no means face this type of anger, discrimination, or bigotry. We stood up for her as soon as when others crossed the road and now we stand as much as her and ask her to cease spewing her hatred throughout this nice nation.”