Yes, Trump and Hitler Are Similar – But It Isn’t Too Late To Stop Trump
28 February 2017
Deportation raids are happening en masse across the country. Refugees have been turned away at the border, echoing a shameful past when Holocaust refugees were refused entry to the United States in 1939. The ACLU is defending infamous white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos, even though Holocaust survivors have said hate speech is a precursor to genocide. Xenophobia and racism are being written into executive orders signed by the United States President. People are afraid that the new administration is laying the groundwork for a second coming of Adolf Hitler.
When President Donald Trump declared his candidacy in 2015, the likelihood of a Trump presidency seemed far-fetched and comical. Dozens of articles were published arguing that no one should take Trump seriously. Similarly, Hitler was treated as a joke and his hateful rhetoric was explained away as just being a campaign technique.
The Huffington Post called Trump’s campaign a “sideshow” and moved coverage of him from the politics section to the entertainment section between July to December. In December 2015, I wrote my own analysis comparing Trump’s presidential campaign to Adolf Hitler’s power grab and warned against treating his campaign as a joke.
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