The latest semantic row among the democrats is salacious at best, and anti-semitic at worst.
Unsurprisingly at the center of controversy is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; a freshman Congresswoman known for her social media presence and her uncanny ability to provide the nation with bewildering soundbites. In many ways, her transformation into a meme of democratic ignorance is far too potent to fully describe, especially given her unmatched use of the internet to spread her ideologies.
In her most recent quip, AOC likened America’s migrant detention centers to “concentration camps” – a comparison that has been deemed wholly offensive and inflammatory.
MSNBC, who are in the business of turning offensiveness into revenue, predictably sided with the young public servant.
Andrea Pitzer, an author who has written about the history concentration camps, on Tuesday’s broadcast of “All In” on MSNBC, echoed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s remarks that compared what is going on at the southern border to concentration camps — comments that have been met with pushback.
Host Chris Hayes introduced Pitzer as someone “who is qualified to weigh in on” Ocasio-Cortez’s comparison.
Her statements were exactly as sensational as one would predict.
“I would say that for 40 years before Auschwitz, we had concentration camps, things that were called concentration camps — what we’re doing now fits very cleanly inside that tradition,” Pitzer told Hayes.” At the same time, the death camps, which were on top of the existing concentration camp system, including Auschwitz and a series of other camps in which you had gas chambers, mass killings, that is a singular moment in history. And for the people who want to respect that, I think that’s fine, and that’s important.”
Pitzer went on to admit that the United States was facing a “humanitarian crisis” on the southern border, but insisted that it was occurring in a “war” setting – a statement that creates more questions than it answers.
Invoking The Holocaust for political gain, as disgusting and disheartening as that tactic can be, has become a staple of the democratic party during this “resistance”-themed run-up to 2020.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook, Google Plus, & Twitter. You can also get Freedom Outpost delivered to your Amazon Kindle device here.