Nazis marched outside of the Turning Point USA conference in Tampa, FL where Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis, Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Josh Hawley, and others spoke.
Republicans today have a proclivity for unashamedly comparing anything that inconveniences them to Nazi Germany. The most obvious example of this phenomenon is Marjorie Taylor Greene.
The Georgia congressman likened COVID-19 restrictions to the treatment of German Jews in the 1930’s. When she had the opportunity to walk her comments back, she doubled down. Eventually she visited a Holocaust Museum and apologized for her words.
Steve Schmidt has called for an urgent investigation of federal agents in cities like Portland and suggested some of them may not be law enforcement officers at all.
The former adviser to Republican Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign took to Twitter on Thursday to make an alarming comparison with Nazi Germany.
This is the kind of unhinged and crackpot rhetoric that is common on Info Wars, but it has no place in American government.
If there was a moment for Trump to reverse the narrative that he is a white supremacist sympathizer, today would have been it. Instead, he attacked the protesters in Boston and praised Steve Bannon.
The resistance is proving not just that they are larger in numbers than either Trump supporters or white supremacists, but also that they understand freedom of speech does not have to be violent.
"The president needs to be crystal clear that hatred has no place in our society, but he is currently failing at it."
Though the majority of Americans do not condone the racially driven terrorism we saw in Charlottesville this weekend, this is increasingly what America is becoming with Donald Trump in the White House.
Meanwhile, the President of the United States remains silent as, at this hour, he is likely teeing off from one of the fairways at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey.
The GOP senator said the ideas spewed by the alt-right marchers "have no place in a civil society."
The counter-protesters gathered Saturday to deliver a message of unity and tell the hate group, "Love has always won."
"This is for those that possess the Warrior Spirit. The weak or timid need not apply ... Trump has our back for the next 8 years. The timing couldn’t be better."
Trump demanded names of every Energy Dept. employee and contractor who worked on Obama climate policies or attended any U.N. climate meetings.
"What made America great in the first place? America was founded as a White Christian Republic. And as a White Christian Republic it became great."
On his radio show today Glenn Beck continued his jihad against intelligence by saying, "The Nazis learned their propaganda from the progressive movement in the United States." However, Adolph Hitler wrote in Mein Kamph that the Nazis learned the value of propaganda from the British during World War I.
Rudy Giuliani was on ABC's Good Morning America today where he parroted the conservative big lie that no domestic terror attacks occurred under George W. Bush, but he added that we have had one under Obama. Giuliani said, "We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We have had one under Obama."
George Stephanopoulos is, without a doubt talented and knowledgeable enough to handle the task of moving to ABC's Good Morning America. The question is: What happens to one of the most popular and informing Sunday Morning political talk shows? This Week has reinvented itself since the days of David Brinkley, but it could be facing new challenges without its current host.
As House Republicans continue to play blind, deaf, and dumb, various Jewish organizations came out today and condemned the anti-Semitic signs that were visible during yesterday's tea bagger protest of healthcare reform in Washington, D.C. Elie Wiesel said, "This kind of political hatred is indecent and disgusting."
David Axelrod and Rahm Emanuel hit the Sunday talk show circuit and continued to redefine Fox News as a political organization. Axelrod said that FNC isn't really a news organization, and that they are pushing a point of view. Emanuel said that the network is so much a news organization, but a perspective. The White House is not going pretend that FNC is fair and balanced.
After the Obama administration announced an investigation into the CIA's interrogation tactics, both Dick and Liz Cheney returned to the Sunday morning talk shows. On ABC's This Week Liz Cheney continued to claim that waterboarding is not torture, while over on Fox News Sunday, Dick Cheney continued to endorse torture.