Comments:US congressman causes controversy by comparing Bush to Hitler
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I find the comments of the Republican congressman even more interesting though, saying it's not right to compare a democratically elected U.S. president with Hitler... as if Hitler was not democratically elected! -- IlyaHaykinson 17:41, 16 July 2007 (UTC)
- Agreed Ilya, I had the same thought. People seen to forget that he was elected Brian | (Talk) | New Zealand Portal 22:28, 16 July 2007 (UTC)
thousands or millions?
it seems to me that no matter what the circumstances, people dying is people dying. (Ithink that there rarely seems to be a good reason for violence.) If nothing else, both hitler and bush have called for the slayings of thousands or millions of people, depending on the source. I believe the problems at the base of these murders could have been delt with using non-violence. Hitler's problem with skin color and 'impurity'and bush's problem with terrorism and dictatorships did not NEED to be solved with violence.
As far as the congressman's comparison trivializing the holocaust, I think both are equally important. "If it were your relative who died in the war in iraq, you might see both as equally important." I personally do not know anybody involved in either situation, but still hold human life as well as all life to be the most important thing I can think of. Can you honsetly think of somthing else? -126.96.36.199 00:43, 17 July 2007 (UTC)
its about time someone said this obvious opinion.
You know, as an atheist, I'm really happy to hear a politician publicly say he supports atheists like that. So many others seem to squirm at the thought. This guy just earned some points with me.
188.8.131.52 17:22, 17 July 2007 (UTC)
Hitler was democratically elected too
Don't forget your history... Germany elected Hitler democratically as well; and it was after the Reichstag Fire that Germans allowed him to become dictator (something Bush & company are desparately trying to do).
- I see, so just like Hitler, Bush has had all members of the main opposition party arrested. Perhaps you should read a little history instead of spouting what other people have "told" you that the history was. --SVTCobra 02:30, 18 July 2007 (UTC)
you know hitler was democratically elected also...hail bush.