Rachel Maddow stupidly compares Trump to Nazis

Rachel Maddow, speaking about Trump's inaugural speech, said, "There was an America First Committee that formed in this country.  Hundreds of thousands of people in this country, some of the richest businessmen in the country, were a part of it.  They were formed to keep us out of World War II.  They were infiltrated by the Nazis.  Many of them were anti-Semitic – part of why they weren't alarmed by Hitler's rise in Germany."  The opposition to Trump says on the one hand that he is too challenging and militaristic, while on the other, as in the case of Miss Maddow, that by repeating the words "America first," he identifies himself with an isolationist group that existed more than 75 years ago.  The America First group she mentions was not necessarily pro-Nazi, but it was isolationist for a number of different reasons.  The fact is, Germany declared war on us only after we declared war on Japan.  So...(Read Full Post)