Wednesday, August 19, 2009

It's a Start...

I have been wondering why there hasn't been more of an outcry from Jewish-Americans over the disgusting comparisons made between Obama and Hitler during the debate over healthcare reform.

It's incredibly despicable, not to mention purely ignorant, to make these analogies yet those who one would assume would be the most offended have rarely been heard from. Perhaps they are afraid of some sort of nasty retribution, and rightfully so. But their, for the most part, silence on the matter has been deafening.

The gentleman below, an Israeli living here in the US, is seen voicing his opinion on healthcare reform when a female bystander yells "Heil, Hitler!" at him in plain view. Her disrespect towards him continues even after he confronts this woman; a palpable example of the mentality behind these slanders and lunatic outbursts. Let's hope Jewish-Americans will follow his example and not let these assholes continue to spew their hateful nonsense with impugnity.

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