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Sat Oct 9, 2021, 09:25 PM

Lawmaker Asked To Apologize For Calling Lamont 'Hitler' on Facebook




Democrats and the local chapter of the Anti-Defamation League condemned Thursday comments by a Connecticut state representative which referred to Gov. Ned Lamont as “Hitler” in a post on CTNewsJunkie’s Facebook page.

“King Lamont aka Hitler dictating what we must inject into our bodies to feed our family!” Rep. Anne Dauphinais, R-Danielson, wrote, apparently likening Lamont to Adolph Hitler, the German dictator behind the genocidal killing of millions of Jews and others in the 1940s.

The comment was a reaction to a story on Lamont’s requirement that state workers be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or agree to be tested for infection on a weekly basis.

Dauphinais did not respond to requests for comment on this story. But her Facebook message stirred objections Friday. Steve Ginsburg, director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Connecticut region, called on Dauphinais to issue an apology.

Read more: https://ctnewsjunkie.com/2021/10/08/lawmaker-asked-to-apologize-for-calling-lamont-hitler-on-facebook/

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Sat Oct 9, 2021, 09:27 PM

1. We should have started calling these people short a while ago.

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