主办 杰西·沃特斯 noted Franken took to the radio waves recently to lament the failure by left-wing Democrats to pass an election federalization bill, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, and reported that Franken was upset that Republicans could take back Congress and eventually the White House in 2024.
“This is a serious one, and I just I think other people are feeling it, it feels like, 我不知道, 1933 德国,” Franken said.
“And I’m just like, in a tavern and looking over the other table and there are guys in black jackboots and Nazi uniforms, and I’m going like, ‘Hmm. This looks bad, wonder how bad it can get.’”
列文, who noted he is Jewish, told Watters that Franken’s comments were incredibly offensive and ignorant.
“The idea that he would compare this to Nazism, we’re getting so far away from our history,” 的 “生活, 自由 & 列文” 主持人说.
“Last week was the 80th anniversary of when the head Nazis got together to plan the Final Solution — How many television news shows even mentioned it? None that I’m aware of,” 他加了, referring to the Nazi regime’s roundtable on how to complete their genocidal plans.