Skip to comments.Colorado's governor, who is Jewish, gives emotional response after Republican leader compares stay-at-home orders to Nazism
Posted on 04/19/2020 12:01:56 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal
Colorado Governor Jared Polis had a powerful response when he was asked about a Republican leader's comparison of stay-at-home orders to Nazism. During a press briefing Wednesday, a reporter asked Polis, who is Jewish, about criticism toward the stay-at-home orders put in place to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
"We're seeing a lot of rebellion out here against your orders, which have been called tyrannical against local health department orders, being equated to Nazism. How do you react to that, what do you say to those people who are clearly getting frustrated with this stay-at-home order?" the reporter asked.
"Well, first of all, as a Jewish American who lost family in the Holocaust, I'm offended by any comparison to Nazism," Polis said. He then became visibly choked up. "We act to save lives the exact opposite of the slaughter of 6 million Jews and many Gypsies and Catholics and gays and lesbians and Russians and so many others."
"We know that these steps are difficult, and it's not a contest to see what you can get away with. It's a contest to see how well you can stay at home," Polis said.
"By not staying at home, by having parties, by congregating, you're not sticking it to the government. You're not sticking it to Jared Polis. You're sticking it to yourself, because you're putting yourself and your loved ones in jeopardy, and you're prolonging the economic pain and difficulties that your fellow Coloradans face," the governor continued.
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“I’m offended by any comparison to Nazism,”
I’m Jewish, and I’m not. What else you got, Jared?
For once, a Republican other than Trump showed some guts.
Can he not distinguish between wanting to be safe and government overreach and oppression?
Of course not - hes a Democrat. When THEY do it, its good
I suppose he is not offended when his party calls patriots Nazis. Thanks to all the California transplants who gave us this guy.
This is the same Jared Polis with a documented assault on his female employee. The same Jared Polis who changed his name to avoid connection of his name to the assault. The same Polis who is an open, practicing homosexual.
Polis is a hypocrite
Dont ask him what else hes got. He might just show ya.
And, youll likely puke on your shoes.
Oh yeah..Use your heritage to say you can’t be a Nazi. What the hell was George Soros but a Jewish Nazi?
I’m not impressed by an offended kapo.
If it has policies like a Nazi, acts like a Nazi and cries when you call it a Nazi, its a Nazi.
The gay drama queen. I can’t wait to get out of this state. Texas or Florida, anywhere but colorado.
The governor is a Jewish capo working for Nazis.
“He then became visibly choked up.”
Puh-lease. This faggot was trained to act in front of the cameras.
When Democrats in government overreach it’s good? When Republicans are even PERCEIVED as doing so, it’s bad?
I’m Jewish, raised Lutheran. I’m not offended when someone compares another persons actions as being Hitler-esque.
We should NEVER forget and we should NEVER let ANYONE do what the @#$%^&! Nazis did on such a grand scale EVER again! (Yes, I’m well aware that persecution still happens on a smaller scale - ALSO not acceptable!)
What a whiner. Man Up!
Quarantines are to keep sick people from going out, not keeping healthy people locked up.
Jewish factors not in the equation. Govtard’s stupidity does.
Did this governor ever object to any of the outlandish Nazi comparisons to Trump and his supporters?
Its the leftist PC/ethno-religious algorithm at work again.
Jews are allowed special outrage status on all things connected to Nazis. That status is void when referencing Arabs and Palestinians.
Being a transgender Jew may allow an increase in outrage status on Arab homosexual commentary in particular circumstances, but may be subject to revocation without notice.
Its a very complicated algorithm.
From the article:
being equated to Nazism. How do you react to that,
Call President Trump. He is an expert at handling absolutely ridiculous claims against him on a constant basis.
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