Naturally, the ‘both sides do it’ Big Media with their fact-free and false attempts to make the rhetoric of Republicans and Democrats equal deplore this kind of comment but, then again, there is nothing more despised in Washington right now than the honest truth.
“They say it’s a government takeover of health care, a big lie just like Goebbels, …You say it enough, you repeat the lie, you repeat the lie, and eventually, people believe it. Like blood libel. That’s the same kind of thing, blood libel. That’s the same kind of thing. …The Germans said enough about the Jews and people believed it — believed it and you have the Holocaust.”
— Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), speaking on the House floor Jan. 18, 2011, as quoted by MSNBC’s First Read.
Let’s hope Steve doesn’t apologize for his remarks.