Very few people called Hillary Clinton out on her “Republicans are terrorists” comment from yesterday, so she appears to be doubling down on the inappropriate historical allusions.
Today, though, instead of saying that Republicans were just like those guys in the Middle East who sell women into sex slavery, mutilate their genitals, gang rape them repeatedly and then sell their organs on the black market for cash, she noted that Republicans who oppose immigration reform are just like those Nazis who rounded up Europe’s Jewish population in railroad cars bound for concentration camps.
Clinton was asked by a reporter how she would handle the millions of illegal immigrants currently in the country. “Well, I’m glad you asked me that,” she responded. “Because I know that there are some on the other side who are seriously advocating to deport 11-12 million people who are working here.”
She continued, saying it was “the height of irony that a party which espouses small government would want to unleash a massive law enforcement effort — including perhaps National Guard and others — to go and literally pull people out of their homes and their workplaces, round them up, put them, I don’t know, in buses, boxcars, in order to take them across our border.”
“I just find that not only absurd, but appalling,” Clinton said.
I don’t know exactly how many boxcars we actually use — and I live on a major railroad line — but I don’t think anyone in the Republican Party, including Donald Trump has floated that idea quite yet. But interstingly, for someone so concerned with the Feds going door to door serving search warrants, she was certainly fine, these last few days, with sending the same forces into individual American homes looking for and confiscating guns.
At any rate, I’m pretty sure these statements aren’t escalating by accident. Yesterday, terrorists; today, Nazis. Tomorrow, she’ll probably liken the Republican Presidential candidates to that alien species from the Twilight Zone that penned the “To Serve Man” cookbook. I mean, I honestly can’t think of people worse than Nazis, so I’m curious whether she can.