Skip to comments.Donít compare Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. It belittles Hitler. (He's serious)
Posted on 09/20/2016 3:16:58 PM PDT by Pinkbell
Before their recent meeting and I suspect a few times after Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. He wasnt the first to do so, even in his own country. Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, has also compared Trump to Hitler. Cher has compared Trump to Hitler. Abraham Foxman, former national director of the Anti-Defamation League, has compared Trump to Hitler (although in fairness, thats kind of his whole brand). Even Glenn Beck compared Trump to Hitler. Well no doubt hear it again many times before this election is over, and, to be honest, its a comparison that bothers me for two reasons.
I am a Jew a New York Writer Liberal Jew, the scariest Jew of all and from a very young age, I was taught about an unimaginable horror called the Holocaust and about an evil man named Adolf Hitler. The elderly man who sat beside me every Saturday morning in synagogue was a Holocaust survivor, and his elderly wife was a Holocaust survivor, as well. And so the first reason the comparison of Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler bothers me is not because it belittles the deaths of millions of innocents, but because, frankly, it belittles Adolf Hitler.
Hitler believed Jews were the cause of every problem. He believed extermination was the solution. He believed that the Spear of Destiny, the spear the Romans used to poke Jesus on the cross, would give him magical powers. He had an elaborately developed, hideous, deplorable theory of how things worked, and he believed in it deeply.
Hitler was a psychopath. Trump is just a con man.
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I am a Jew a New York Writer Liberal Jew, the scariest Jew of all and from a very young age, I was taught about an unimaginable horror called the Holocaust and about an evil man named Adolf Hitler.
The Jew part doesn't scare me at all. The only thing scary is "New York Writer Liberal."
Hitler was a psychopath. Trump is just a con man.
Even if that were true, how in the world would that make Trump worse? There is a huge difference in a psychopath who murdered and tortured millions and a con man.
Hitler had some opinions, he had some plans. They were monstrous and evil, and reason enough for even an avowed atheist to consider the existence of Satan. But I dont recall Hitler flip-flopping. I dont see him saying one morning, Im going to invade Poland, and then softening his stance that afternoon after meeting with Sean Hannity. He didnt decide to kill the Jews, then change his mind when his new campaign manager arrived. I said the kill the Jew singular, one Jew, not all the Jews. Just the bad ones. Hitler was a megalomaniacal psychopath who should burn in Hell for eternity who actually believed in something.
He's an atheist. So he's not even a practicing Jew.
This man, who was raised in synagogue and sat next to a man who survived the Holocaust, says Hitler was a "megalomaniacal psychopath", but gosh darn it, at least he had "opinions" and "plans". This is better than Trump who has changed his mind on issues - although I think he has been consistent on issues like lowering taxes, removing regulations, expanding American energy, building the wall, trade, America first foreign policy, repealing Obamacare, school choice, and appointing conservative SCOTUS judges. Irrelevant, though, that Trump has changed his mind on things after time and discussion. Hitler was at least not a flip flopper - he was consistent.
To make a buck, to get out of hock, to get some fame, to get his own TV network the ignominious ends always justify the ignoble means. Even his run for president is a con, a way to gain even more power than this millionaires son was already born with. It certainly isnt to implement any deeply felt ideas. It cant be. He hasnt got any. Its all about the con.
First of all, Trump already had bucks. Trump already had fame. Trump spent over 60 million of his own money to run for President. If there is any candidate running for the sheer power, it is Hillary Clinton. She stuck with Bill and enabled his bimbo chasing, working her way from governor's wife, to First Lady, to Senator, to a failed run, to Secretary of State, and now she is aiming for the Presidency again. That has always been her ultimate goal. She wants the power. As stated above, Trump does have consistent positions on issues.
And give the man credit, by the way hes good at it. He is, as he says, the best. The white nationalists are eating it up,
Trump has disavowed them, but continue on. The Communists have endorsed Hillary by the way with no disavowal.
Am I praising Hitler? No. Im saying that if you absolutely had to find just one thing to say about Hitler that was positive if you could somehow siphon out all the festering, maggot-infested sewage that filled his soul to reveal one razor-thin sliver to point to in his favor you could possibly say, well, at least he believed what he said.
WOW! (He says you can't say that about Trump.)
Is Trump a megalomaniacal demagogue? Yes. Is he a sociopath? Undoubtedly. Is he dangerous? Maybe.
Wait a minute. Am I reading the same article? He just said that Trump isn't a psychopath but a con man paragraphs earlier. Now he's sociopath which is essentially the same thing. He also said Hitler was megalomaniacal while referring to Trump as a con man, but not he has applied that word to Trump too.
The comparison that matters is not, Is Donald Trump like Hitler? but, Are we like Hitlers willing executioners?
This is from the same people that bristle when abortion is compared to the Holocaust because there are legitimately over 50 million dead unborn children. However, this guy makes a Holocaust style comparison with Donald Trump and liberals praise it. Shameful.
Will we look the other way, say we didnt know, stand silently by while millions of our neighbors are rounded up, while women who get abortions are punished, while immigrants are given ideology tests and our leader heaps praise on oppressive tyrants?
~Millions of your neighbors rounded up? I would assume he is referring to people who are here ILLEGALLY. Also, based on Trump's speech it doesn't sound like there is going to be a big round up of illegal immigrants right away (if ever). It sounds like the focus will be on securing the borders and rounding up criminals. How many illegal immigrants do you think are neighbors to this guy anyway? I mean, really. If he's like a lot of liberal elitists, he lives in a nice neighborhood or nice part of town where there are no illegal immigrants next door.
~Trump is NOT going to punish women who get abortions. Useless argument.
~Trump wants to check immigrants to ensure that they are immigrants who love and want to assimilate into this country, not people who want to do it harm. Hitler!
~Here we go with the old Washington Post Trump and tyrants spiel again to end this. I have done extensive posts addressing these issues if anyone is interested:
Hillary's Camp Says Trump Loves Dictators - Media Agrees With Slew Of Articles
Barack Obama And Dictators
Hillary Clinton's Ties To Russia
The next Republican in the next election will undoubtedly be referred to as Hitler, and they'll mean it that time!
THE TIMES THE WASHINGTON POST HAS PRINTED ARTICLES COMPARING TRUMP TO HITLER
The moment of truth: We must stop Trump
Like any number of us raised in the late 20th century, I have spent my life perplexed about exactly how Hitler could have come to power in Germany. Watching Donald Trumps rise, I now understand. Leave aside whether a direct comparison of Trump to Hitler is accurate. That is not my point. My point rather is about how a demagogic opportunist can exploit a divided country.
The Hitler-ification of Donald Trump
Trumps flirtation with fascism
Donald Trumps new favorite slogan was invented for Nazi sympathizers
He wasnt quite promising America über alles, but it comes close. America First was the motto of Nazi-friendly Americans in the 1930s, and Trump has more than just a catchphrase in common with them.
Would checks and balances stop Trump? Dont bet on it.
Trump is following in the path of despots
Donald Trumps creepy fascist infomercial
The theory of political leadership that Donald Trump shares with Adolf Hitler
Dont compare Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. It belittles Hitler.
Trumps Hitlerian disregard for the truth
From building walls to Hitler comparisons, Emmy night was full of digs at Trump
TRUMP COMPARED TO MUSSOLINI
Donald Trump, Americas modern Mussolini
In 1927, Fox News Service filmed Benito Mussolini telling immigrants to make America great
OTHER COMPARISONS TO DICTATORS
This is how fascism comes to America
How does Donald Trump stack up against American literatures fictional dictators? Pretty well, actually.
Clinton hits Trumps dictator infatuation
Trumps favorite dictators: In reviled tyrants, GOP nominee finds traits to praise
Donald Trump is a unique threat to American democracy
Former Mexican president calls Trump a false prophet and warns, Wake up, America!
The DIMS internal polling must be devastating; otherwise, they wouldn’t be this unhinged.
The author needs serious professional help.
You left out the self-hating part.
This nut is not worth a response
Check out the comments’ section! There are liberals agreeing with him!
WaPo, like CNN (and so many other Uniparty organs) have collective psychosis. They are no more stable than someone who has overdosed on LSD.
Then you have nothing to worry about. Whatever it is about Trump that you fear won't come to fruition.
When he says he’s a liberal Jew he means Israel could get wiped off the map tomorrow and he wouldn’t lose any sleep
Well we can all play these absurd games. Hillary Clinton reminds me of Empress Wu Zetian a vicious and vile monster who ruled in China. Or maybe Magda Goebbels, or Ilse Koch “The Witch of Buchenwald” etc. Just need to fornicate the history enough although with Hillary wouldn’t be too much of a stretch.
why this garbage got posted here?!
The Left is trying to blame Turmp for everything they know Hillary to be. It’s their ultimate ‘weapon,” to get there first, so that like children they can repy with, “you’re copying me.”
The Left is the horrible combination of the blackest evil with infantile stupidity.
To gaze at it too long is stupifying, you can feel your brains drip out your ears.
Don`t complain about Hitler if you`re going to diminish his evil by comparing it to any person whose politics you just happen to disagree with. You, as a Jew, should be ashamed at the way you trivialize Hitler`s atrocities.
Has anyone here listened to the network news lately? Nothing but all bashing of Trump, all the time.
Now the latest is “Did he pay for something or another out of his charity?” and “Is he in trouble with the IRS for it?”
NOT “We have FOUND something” but “we are speculating about imaginary stuff”
absolute pieces of crud
If Trump wants to listen to some Jewish person’s thoughts, I suggest some Israeli platoon commander serving on the front line of the war civilization vs. 7th century barbarism rather than some New York writer whose greatest worries are about which Republican is most like Hitler this week and which bagel shop has the best schmere.
The more hysterical they get, the more I’m convinced that Trump is the right choice, just because the thought of him upsets the Establishment so much.
But Adolf Hitler was a PROUD PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRAT
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