Bernie Sanders says climate skeptics are like Hitler deniers

23 Feb

Sen. Sanders, the only openly socialist member of Congress, said this today:

“It reminds me of an event that took place in this country and around the world in the late 1930s…During that period of Nazism and fascism’s growth-a real danger to this country and democratic countries around the world- there were people in this country and in the British parliament who said ‘don’t worry! Hitler’s not real! It’ll disappear!” – Source

First of all, even Bernie isn’t that old. He wasn’t born until 1941, well after Hitler came to power.

Also, Hitler existed, and was a genuine threat.

I can think of a better analogy:

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Posted by on February 23, 2010 in Politicians


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