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Sun May 17, 2020, 03:40 AM

Alaska lawmaker says Hitler was not white supremacist after comparing coronavirus measures to Nazi r

The uproar began when an Alaska lawmaker emailed all 39 of his statehouse colleagues to compare health-screening stickers to the badges that singled out Jews during the Holocaust.

“If my sticker falls off, do I get a new one or do I get public shaming too?” Rep. Ben Carpenter (R) wrote Friday, sharing his dismay at a new requirement for legislators returning to the Alaska Capitol amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Are the stickers available as a yellow Star of David?”

The backlash was swift: “Ben, this is disgusting,” one Jewish representative wrote back in emails first posted by the Alaska Landmine. “I don’t think a tag that we’re cleared to enter the building is akin to being shipped to a concentration camp,” responded another. The leader of the state House’s Republican delegation said Carpenter should apologize.
But Carpenter dug in.

“Can you or I — can we even say it is totally out of the realm of possibility that covid-19 patients will be rounded up and taken somewhere?” he said later in an interview with the Anchorage Daily News, arguing that officials are overreacting to the virus with limits on people’s liberty. “People want to say Hitler was a white supremacist. No. He was fearful of the Jewish nation, and that drove him into some unfathomable atrocities.”



https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/05/16/alaska-lawmaker-hitler-coronavirus/

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Sun May 17, 2020, 04:03 AM

1. Ben Carpenter should resign. nt

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Sun May 17, 2020, 04:10 AM

2. Think of a sticker as the lapel flag pin politicians always wear to prove how patriotic they are.

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Sun May 17, 2020, 04:37 AM

3. Fuck you, congress criminal...

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Sun May 17, 2020, 05:19 AM

4. most white supremacist don;t view themselves as racist, and often take the same approach with Hitler

 

nothing surprising here at all except the man's stupidity to think his BS would go unchallenged

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Sun May 17, 2020, 06:14 AM

5. I guess he missed the part

about the "Master Race."

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