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Charlie Pierce: The Republican Frontrunner Is Copping Lines From Adolf F*cking Hitler

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Charlie Pierce: The Republican Frontrunner Is Copping Lines From Adolf F*cking Hitler

Where are the rest of them? Are there enough beds in Iowa and New Hampshire under which they can hide? Ron? Nikki? Chris Christie is at least trying to confront the peril, but that’s balanced out by Vivek Ramaswamy, who wants to be the legal ward and heir to the peril itself. But some of these people are running campaigns against a guy who came up this weekend, looked out at Durham, North Carolina, and saw Nuremberg in his mind, and not in the sense of the postwar tribunals. Here are some now-notorious samples:

“They’re poisoning the blood of our country. That’s what they’ve done. They poison mental institutions and prisons all over the world, not just in South America … but all over the world. They’re coming into our country, from Africa, from Asia, all over the world.”

Read the rest of Charlie Pierce’s piece at Esquire Politics