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Yes, ‘Big Lie’ Is a Nazi Reference

Adolf Hitler stands beside Heinrich Himmler while observing a parade of troops in 1940. (Reuters)

As David Harsanyi notes, Democrats who profess to be shocked at the irresponsible Marjorie Taylor Greene being irresponsible with a Holocaust analogy are, themselves, chronically addicted to Nazi and Holocaust analogies. One of those is their use of the term “Big Lie”:

This very week you can read, for example, a Chris Cillizza piece headlined, “A majority of Republicans are living in a fantasy world built around the Big Lie.” The “Big Lie” — highly popular among Democrats (and Donald Trump) — is, of course, referring to a tactic the Nazis deployed against their political enemies. No one seemed upset when President-elect Joe Biden claimed Ted Cruz


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