[Here's the idiot Amanpour and she's raging about those NAZIs. It is important that whites realise that these liberal scum and Jews all see Trump as representing NAZIs even though he's not racial. They do see clearly that his supporters are overwhelmingly WHITE. They need to destroy this. This is what they are flipping out at. The standard interpretation of Kristallnacht needs to be looked at. Jan]
CNN’s chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour, incorrectly said during a broadcast on April 3, 2019, that Haifa is located in the West Bank. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
(JTA) — CNN’s Christiane Amanpour invoked the anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogroms in comparing President Donald Trump’s dishonesty to the Nazi “attack on fact.”
”This week 82 years ago, Kristallnacht happened,” Amanpour said in the monologue. “It was the Nazis’ warning shot across the bow of our human civilization that led to genocide against a whole identity, and in that tower of burning books, it led to an attack on fact, knowledge, history and truth. After four years of a modern-day assault on those same values by Donald Trump, the Biden-Harris team pledges a return to norms, including the truth.”
Amanpour came under fire for the analogy on Twitter.
“This is @camanpour on @CNN comparing Trump’s tenure to Nazi Germany. How the hell is this sort of prejudice tolerated on mainstream media? Third rate rubbish,” wrote Ben Habib, a British former European Parliament member for the Brexit Party.
“Despicable. @camanpour compares verbal fact checking of a POTUS to a Nazi pogrom in which dozens of Jews were murdered,” the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council, a small group representing haredi Jewish interests, wrote on Twitter.
Amanpour has not responded to the criticism.
Comparisons between contemporary politics and Nazi Germany have been considered beyond the pale by Jewish groups. An advertisement released in September by the Jewish Democratic Council of America that drew parallels between the rise of fascism and the Trump presidency was swiftly condemned by the Anti-Defamation League. But both former ADL direct Abraham Foxman and Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt said such comparisons are in fact apt.