Jerry Nadler White Knights AOC and Goes Along With Equating Detaining Illegal Aliens to Nazi Concentration Camps

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, joined at left by, Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., Rep. Bradley Schneider, D-Ill., and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., prepare to walk out of the hearing room briefly after waiting Republican members of the committee to arrive more than an hour after the scheduled start time for a markup session, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The panel was meeting on their months-long standoff with the Justice Department on the request by the Republican-controlled committee for documents related to the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation and the handling of its probe into Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails. Democrats charge the subpoena undermines special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's Russia ties and whether there was obstruction of justice. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

I’ve been doing political blogging for over fifteen years and I’d deceived myself into believing that I was sufficiently jaded and cynical that I couldn’t be shocked by anything the Democrat party would do. This week has proven me wrong.

Earlier in the week, America’s Rain Man, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, equated detention camps for illegal aliens to Nazi death camps. Just in case you couldn’t follow here convoluted reasoning, she went to Instagram with a video that included this bit of nonsense:

https://twitter.com/miniAOCofficial/status/1140975794811887618

Sorry, wrong video, this one:

The U.S. is running concentration camps on our southern border, and that is exactly what they are. I want to talk to the people that are concerned enough with humanity to say that ‘never again’ means something.

I’ve read stuff by people who I know know better going along with the concentration camp bullsh** because, I can only assume based on the most charitable construction, that they simply hate Trump more than they like either the truth or border security. Detention camps are not internment camps. Neither are concentration camps. None of these are extermination camps or forced labor camps like those in Germany and German-occupied Europe between 1933 and 1945. Each of those facilities has a very specific meaning. Characterizing them as extermination camps is simply the kind of stupidity and mendacity we’ve come to associate with AOC and her defenders.

While most Democrats ran like scalded dogs from the accusation that DHS was running proto-death camps in the America, Fat Jerry Nadler, the pustulent goblin who runs the House Judiciary Committee agreed with her:

Let’s be clear here. The people in the detention centers made a voluntary decision to illegally cross into the United States for a variety of purposes. To a great extent, they were lured here by the policies put in place by a Democrat president who rewarded illegals bringing children into this country with a quasi-permanent status for the children and a great deal of protection from deportation for the parents. The options available to the US government aren’t great but they are binary. Either we stop enforcing immigration laws or we have to detain the lawbreakers. The people there are not dehumanized. They are not deprived of rights. If your morality is offended by an administration taking its duty and responsibility to citizens and resident aliens seriously, you can just f*** right off and go play in the street or something. The people in detention can literally leave at any time they wish…and get a free ride home with probably at least a bag lunch to tide them over.

If you actually thought there was any moral equivalence or physical resemblance between our facilities that are used to detain, screen, and process illegal immigrants and concentration camps of the Boer War or death camps, you’d have more of an obligation than merely “callout” the situation. Either Fat Jerry is a moral imbecile who can’t bring himself to take any real risk to prevent what he thinks is a great wrong or he’s just a lard-filled hack trying to get the attention of a woman forty years his junior by defending her indefensible stupidity. Either way, it is a pathetic spectacle.

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