Fire Chuck Todd: Todd Compared Sanders' Supporters To Nazi Brown Shirts

Duane Townsend

RawStory - February 10, 2020

MSNBC anchor Chuck Todd was blasted for likening the supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to Nazi brownshirts — despite the fact Sanders is the first Jewish candidate to put together a viable campaign for president and lost family members in the Holocaust.

While complaining about having his views challenged by supporters of Sanders, Todd uncritically cited a column by Jonathan Last that appeared at the conservative media outlet The Bulwark.

“No other candidate has anything like this sort of digital brownshirt brigade,” Last wrote. “I mean, except for Donald Trump.”

The “brownshirts” were members of the Sturmabteilung (SA), which translates into the “Storm Detachment.” They were the paramilitary wing that helped the Nazi Party and Adolph Hitler rise to power. ...
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Comments (3)
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Todd has been a great member of the 4th estate, such as it is. Also, he was reading the words of someone else I believe. Perhaps the call to take him down over this illustrates the point.


Projecting much?