Rush Limbaugh compares Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Hitler, Stalin, and Pol Pot
Limbaugh: "It's not just Cortez. Folks, this is what the Democrat Party has become"
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From the January 28 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:
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RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): There's a tweet here from Ben Stein. You all know who Ben Stein is, well-known raconteur, Hollywood actor, does commercials, a lecturer, he has been a writer and editor at The American Spectator. His father was Herb Stein, chief economist adviser for Richard Nixon. And Ben Stein tweets, "We have a society in which there are an awful lot of people who have no idea that Stalin, Hitler, Mao Zedong all came to power promising the same kinds of things that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is promising. And it led to mass murder, it led dictatorship, it led to genocide." Now, what would you call that? All that is true, it's absolutely true, but it's not just Cortez. Folks, this is what the Democrat Party has become.
Let me ask you some -- you remember what happened to the kid, the Covington High School kids. Do you know of one person who stood up on the Democrat side and rejected the treatment that kid was getting from their supporters?
No, what happened was the actions against the kid, led by the media, were joined by others in the media and the Democrat Party and the kid, and kids, were then targeted as the perpetrators, as the guilty. Meanwhile, the congressional Black Israelites, who were the real perpetrators, the real, vile, defamatory, hate-filled people, got a total pass, as did the aging and frail Indian chief, Nathan Phillips.
LIMBAUGH: Last week, after the New York state Senate legalized murder, calling it abortion, the same buildings lit up in pink. To honor who? Who has pink as their color? Well, the militant feminazis and the pro-abortion crowd, and even some, some -- pink is a color in the gay rainbow. These are clearly different times and here's Ben Stein's tweet about Stalin, Hitler, Mao Zedong. Well you can throw Fidel Castro in this mix, you could throw Pol Pot into this mix, you could -- any left-wing dictator results in walls being built to keep prisoners, citizens, in and to keep dissenters dead, imprisoned, or shot. And yet, today, if you mention that to people like Ocasio-Cortez or any of these other liberals today. They don't even have to be millennials. They can be the parents of these kids. "That's ancient history, that's old stuff, we've dealt with that. That's never happening again." And then they focus right back on us. We are the threat. We, being conservatives and some Republicans. We represent the threat to them. They're not worried about becoming Hitler all over again, they're not worried about becoming Mao Zedong. That's who they are when you get down to it in terms of their totalitarian instincts, authoritarian instincts. They are Stalinist to the core.