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Cavalcade of Nazi Comparisons Continues

David Streeter — October 14, 2009 – 10:40 am | Abusive Holocaust Rhetoric | Republicans | Stop the Smears Comments (1) Add a comment

Despite being deeply offensive to Jews and anyone with a conscience, conservatives and Republicans continue to invoke the Holocaust and Nazi imagery in their attacks on President Barack Obama. As National Jewish Democratic Council’s President David A. Harris told The Hill and Ha’Aretz that the use of Nazi related rhetoric by the GOP and its allies has reached “epidemic proportions.”

Just check out the events that have occurred during October:

Eight prominent incidents in less than one month! This truly is an epidemic and, as comic strip artist Dan Piraro illustrates in his October 14 “Bizarro” comic, the Nazi comparisons are affecting our nation’s youth.

The use of Nazi rhetoric is cheapening our political discourse and it is hurting America’s image abroad. It needs to stop immediately. But until it does, NJDC will continue to monitor this disgusting trend. Check out what NJDC has done to address the onslaught of Nazi rhetoric:


David | October 16, 2009 – 4:36 pm

What should be made of Netanyahu’s use of the word “Judenrein” with the German Foreign minister on the subject of West Bank settlements, or Avigdor Lieberman’s pictures of the Mufti with Hitler? It seems that the Nazi game is one that even Israelis like to play.

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