I had just written something kinda nice about you today, and you couldn't even go a single day without ruining it.
Unless you have been totally disconnected for the last 8 hours, you already know that Sherrod Brown said this today on the Senate floor.
"As a nation, I look back in history and some of the worst governments we've ever had, you know one of the the first thing they did? They went after the trade unions," he said. "Hitler didn't want unions, Stalin didn't want unions. [Former Egyptian President Hosni] Mubarak didn't want independent unions."
So Sherrod Brown is now parroting the same ridiculous comparison as the worst of the kooky signs seen outside the capitol buildings in Madison and Columbus.
Here is an outraged reaction already coming from an Ohio columnist.
So far, Democrat officials seem unwilling to douse the flames of hysteria if it means ending up in the cross hairs of Sherrod Brown. How else to explain their silence as the hatemonger compares Ohio Republicans to Adolf Hitler?The same writer also penned this,
References to swastikas, Nazis and Kasich-as-Hitler have become so rampant that some of the most prominent Jewish groups in the U.S., including the Anti-Defamation League and the Simon Wiesenthal Center, have publicly denounced Brown's tactics — and in the harshest terms.
The worst of these messages make analogies to followers of Hitler, Ayatollah Khomeini and Saddam Hussein, and they echo the rancorous comments left on many blogs, including cleveland.com.Who is this columnist, Senator Brown? Who called you a hatemonger?
Connie Schultz. Yes, Senator, your wife.
Okay, on that first one, I kinda misquoted her a bit. She was actually talking about Rush Limbaugh, not you. Please forgive me for getting the two situations confused!
So Sherrod Brown now says that reforming collective bargaining laws is equivalent to mass genocide? He really should be above these sort of low-ball statements. He's a Senator for crying out loud, not a Bexley teacher who called in sick to go downtown and hold a big picture of John Kasich with a Hitler moustache. The lengths these Democrats will go to to protect their union masters is becoming quite disturbing.
I'm sure Connie WILL publicly condemn him just like she condemned Limbaugh, right?
Bytor on Twitter