Monday, July 24, 2006

And Republicans Never Compare Their Opponents to Nazis?

I think perhaps Oklahoma Senator James Inhoffe may be the stupidest person on earth -- at least in America. Well, he is definitely the stupidest member of Congress. He now says that those who believe in global warming (i.e. everyone with an IQ above 70) are Nazis. But I thought Republicans never compared people who disagree with them to Nazis? Isn't that what Sean Hannity said?

(from Think Progress) Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) is the nation’s most prominent global warming denier. He famously declared that global warming is “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.” Now, he’s taken the argument a step further. In an interview with Tulsa World, Inhofe compared people who believed global warming was a problem to Nazis:

In an interview, he heaped criticism on what he saw as the strategy used by those on the other side of the debate and offered a historical comparison.

“It kind of reminds . . . I could use the Third Reich, the big lie,” Inhofe said.

“The big lie,” is a propaganda technique Adolf Hitler attributed to Jews in his book Mein Kampf. It involves telling lies “so colossal” that no one would believe “others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously.”

Inhofe added that every claim in An Inconvenient Truth “has been refuted scientifically.” He also admitted he’d never seen the movie.

1 comment:

Snave said...

Inhofe is mental. Pathetic, too. What frightens me about guys like him is that people are actually stupid enough to vote them, in large numbers. Canada is looking better and better every day.