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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Profiles Linda Sarsour For ‘Time 100’ — Gets Demolished On Twitter

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was tapped to write the profile for the four Women’s March organizers honored in the 2017 iteration of the TIME 100.

Kirsten Gillibrand (Getty Images)

Kirsten Gillibrand (Getty Images)

“It was an honor to write about them,” the New York Democrat included when she tweeted out the story, yet her followers quickly picked up on something she might have forgotten.

Namely, that one of the women — Linda Sarsour — has family ties to terrorist groups. (RELATED: Women’s March Organizer Arrested Outside Trump Tower)

Linda Sarsour (Getty Images)

Linda Sarsour (Getty Images)

Oh, and the fact that she’s a vocal advocate for the implementation of Sharia Law.

Here’s Gillibrand’s original tweet…

… and the deluge of less than appreciative responses.

Whoops.

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