He once again played the false equivalency card, but much more brazenly and offensively than before, effectively advocating that pro-Nazi and anti-Nazi are two equal sides and that pro-white supremacy and anti-supremacy are also two equal sides.
Absolutely fucking no, they are not the same. Both do not deserve equal time. Both do not deserve equal respect.
This country and its allies fought against and defeated the Nazi movement. Millions of Allied soldiers died liberating Europe and much of the rest of the world from fascist brutality. Members of my family died in that fight, and likely yours, too.
Dana Milbank at The Washington Post wrote an absolutely brilliant column yesterday (link here) titled "Trump just hit a new low." The original title to the piece was "It's looking more and more like the White Nationalist House" -- the Post changes their headlines throughout the day for no obvious reasons.
Milbank writes: "When Trump finally gave a canned and grudging disavowal of white supremacists, he was urged anew to say more, to be presidential, to bring the nation together. Well, late Tuesday, Trump said more and told the nation what he really thought. It was downright ugly."
Further on he writes: "'You had a group on one side that was bad, and you had a group on the other side that was also very violent, and nobody wants to say that,'" said Trump. "Nobody wants to say that because there is — and there can be — no moral equivalence between Nazis and those who oppose Nazis. But Trump saw them as equal."
Read the piece and share it with all your friends. It's time to really turn up the heat on the GOP to get rid of this man.
He disgraces America every day he remains in the White House.