Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke is in the dog house for comparing President Donald Trump’s administration to Nazi Germany.
It all started when the progressive Texan took a nearly year-old comment from Trump — when he called MS-13 gang members “animals” — and suggested he denigrated asylum seekers and refugees.
“Now, we would not be surprised, if in the Third Reich, other human beings were described as an infestation, as a cockroach or a pest that you would want to kill,” O’Rourke said at a campaign event last week.
Beto O’Rourke compares President Donald Trump to the Third Reich pic.twitter.com/6pgeMwVTJW
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) April 4, 2019
Trump made the comments about MS-13 gang members about 11 months ago, but the president’s remarks, which were taken out of context, gained renewed interest last week.
Here are Trump’s comments in context:
Here’s the FULL CLIP in context of Trump calling MS-13 gang members… and not immigrants… animals.
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) April 6, 2019
O’Rourke’s comparison to the Third Reich was immediately condemned by the Zionist Organization of America, the largest and oldest pro-Israel group in the United States.
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SOURCE: Faithwire, Tré Goins-Phillips