Monday, January 23, 2017

CONSERVATIVES ATTACK POPE, DEFEND HITLER

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Conservatives Attack The Pope And DEFEND HITLER After The Pope Warns Against Donald Trump (TWEETS)

As Donald Trump was being sworn in as Grand Wizard of the United States, Pope Francis was throwing shade at our new President-With-An-Asterisk in an interview with a Spanish newspaper.

He didn’t address Trump directly in his interview with El Pais — after all, where’s the fun in that? — but instead talked about someone of whom many Trump supporters are fond, Adolf Hitler:
“Germany … was looking for a leader, someone who would give her back her identity and there was a little man named Adolf Hitler who said ‘I can do it’.” “Hitler did not steal power. He was elected by his people and then he destroyed his people.” The Germans at that time also wanted to protect themselves with “walls and barbed wire so that others cannot take away their identity.”
It doesn’t take much imagination at all to see the similarities. Immediately after Trump assumed office, any mention of civil rights disappeared from the White House website and he immediately signed an executive order aimed at taking healthcare away from millions of Americans.
“The case of Germany is classic,” he said, adding that Hitler gave his citizens a “deformed identity and we know what it produced.” In other words, Germany first, America first, it’s all the same. But Pope Francis says to give Trump a chance to prove him right:
“Let’s see. Let’s see what he does and then we will evaluate.”
Naturally, conservatives are furious. Responding reports on Trump’s statements, the Right lashed out at Pope Francis for insulting their god: