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Comparing Republicans to Nazis -- Who Started it?

Thane_of_Duninsane Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 3:39 PM
We have a president who uses decrees to circumvent our elected officials. We have an Attorney General who ignores the law (the Philadelphia Black Panthers and DOMA) except to apply it to punish those whose opinion differs from our "Leader" (Gallup). Think Hitler and Himmler and you come pretty close with the comparisons. And they have the gall to call Republicans "Nazis"?
3129 Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 5:30 PM
Obama has more in common with the Bolshevics, Stalin, and Mao than with Hitler.
wmou Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 6:48 PM
And far more in common with Hitler than James Madison.
Maybe comparing Republicans to Nazis started with the 1964 Goldwater/Johnson presidential race.

Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater accepted an invitation to visit an American military installation located in Bavaria, Germany. On "CBS Evening News" hosted by Walter Cronkite, correspondent Daniel Schorr said: "It is now clear that Sen. Goldwater's interview with Der Spiegel, with its hard line appealing to right-wing elements in Germany, was only the start of a move to link up with his opposite numbers in Germany." The reaction shot -- when the cameras returned to Cronkite -- showed the "most trusted man in America" gravely shaking...