DONALD TRUMP JR.’S tweet comparing Syrian refugees to Skittles has deep roots. The concept dates back at least to 1938 and a children’s book called Der Giftpilz, or The Toadstool, in which a mother explains to her son that it only takes one Jew to destroy an entire people.
The book’s author, Julius Streicher, also published a newspaper that Adolf Hitler loved to read, Der Stürmer. The newspaper published anti-Semitic, anti-Catholic, anti-communist, and anti-capitalist propaganda. In 1933, soon after Hitler took power, Streicher used his newspaper to call for the extermination of the Jews.
German Propaganda Archive Hitler said: “One must never forget the services rendered by the Stürmer … Now that Jews are known for what they are, nobody any longer thinks that Streicher libelled them.”
Streicher was hanged at Nuremburg in 1946 for crimes against humanity.
Oh Good Lord. Naomi LaChance, grow up.
This was Donny Jr’s tweet:
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 19, 2016
Whether you agree with his point or not (I do), nobody can possibly deny that this is a reasonable analogy. With polls showing 13% of Syrian refugees are ISIS sympathizers, a policy of letting in thousands of Syrian refugees is very likely to let in some terrorists.
Claiming that anyone who makes the point “a small minority can be dangerous” is JUST FOLLOWING THE NAZI PLAYBOOK ABOUT JEWS!!!!11!!!!!!1! is typical leftist idiocy.
It is, in fact, the type of idiocy that helps Trump get elected. So be proud, Naomi LaChance. You’re doing your part.