Despite being deeply offensive to Jews and anyone with a conscience, conservatives and Republicans continue to invoke the Holocaust and Nazi imagery in their attacks on President Barack Obama. As National Jewish Democratic Council’s President David A. Harris told The Hill and Ha’Aretz that the use of Nazi related rhetoric by the GOP and its allies has reached “epidemic proportions.”
Just check out the events that have occurred during October:
Eight prominent incidents in less than one month! This truly is an epidemic and, as comic strip artist Dan Piraro illustrates in his October 14 “Bizarro” comic, the Nazi comparisons are affecting our nation’s youth.
The use of Nazi rhetoric is cheapening our political discourse and it is hurting America’s image abroad. It needs to stop immediately. But until it does, NJDC will continue to monitor this disgusting trend. Check out what NJDC has done to address the onslaught of Nazi rhetoric: