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Saturday, May 29, 2021

Suddenly, Democrats are offended by Nazi analogies

 If challenging the legitimacy of an election is tantamount to fascistic disinformation, Democrats have been running the Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda for the past five years.

Let’s face it: Greene is a rank amateur at playing the Nazi card. We have been drowning in reductio ad Hitlerum.

“Donald Trump increasingly compared to Adolf Hitler,” explained a CBS News piece that treated Trump’s asking attendees at a rally to raise their hands and pledge to vote as if it were Nuremberg. “Is it wrong to compare Trump to Hitler?” asked a Philadelphia Inquirer columnist this past January. The answer: “No.”

GOP leaders condemn Marjorie Taylor Greene for likening mask rules to Holocaust

“Don’t compare Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. It belittles Hitler,” noted a Washington Post op-ed. “I’m beginning to see what happened in Germany,” said four-time Godwin’s law champion Jim Clyburn. Jerry Nadler is no slouch on the matter, either.

There are endless iterations of this theme. I could do this all day.


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