Comparing Assad to Hitler, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said even the Nazi dictator “didn’t sink to using chemical weapons…on his own people” prompting accusations of Holocaust denial and demands for his firing. He made the remarks only hours before the second night of Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrating liberation from oppressors.
Asked to explain his political views, Theodor Geisel — better known as Dr. Seuss — once said that he was “against people who push other people around.” Were he alive today, he would surely be using his sharp pen to make fun of Donald Trump.
Conan O’Brien decided that with everybody comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, he would bring on a special guest to respond to the charge.
Former Pres. Felipe Calderón: “He is acting and speaking out against immigrants that have a different skin color than he does, it is frankly racist.”
There’s been lots of talk about the fascist tendencies of Donald Trump’s presidential campaigns — but now one of his Republican rivals is officially going there.
Whether Trump may be accurately defined as a “fascist” or not, his political ascent increasingly resembles a “Saturday Night Live” version of the rise of Hitler or Mussolini. Both dictators were mocked as buffoons in their day, but when they suddenly came to power, the joke was no longer quite so funny.
A gate bearing the Nazi slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (work sets you free) was stolen from the Dachau concentration camp.
Today the Weekend Reader brings you The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 by award-winning biographer Nigel Hamilton. Based on years of archival research, The Mantle of Command is a comprehensive account of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s strong leadership during a pivotal time, as well as the crucial decisions he made when developing a strategy to defeat Hitler and Japan at […]
By Chris Megerian and Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, California — California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a Republican candidate for governor, on Tuesday likened President Barack Obama to dictators such as Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin on the issue of gun control. The comparison, issued in a tweet, included an image with two rows of portraits. […]