OUTRAGE: While trashing Trump in Chicago, Obama invokes HITLER and 1930’s Germany

While speaking at the Economic Club of Chicago, former failed president Barack Obama warned that Trump’s “nativism” and distrust of the press would cause our “democracy to fall apart quickly.”

Then, Obama invoked Hitler, warning that “60 million people died,” when the world got “complacent.”

Here’s what one reporter said about the incident, saying “Obama didn’t mince words“:

Here’s the part of his speech she quoted:

The danger is “grow(ing) complacent,” Obama said. “We have to tend to this garden of democracy or else things could fall apart quickly.”

That’s what happened in Germany in the 1930s which, despite the democracy of the Weimar Republic and centuries of high-level cultural and scientific achievements, Adolph Hitler rose to dominate, Obama noted. “Sixty million people died. . . .So, you’ve got to pay attention. And vote.”

Political writer Greg Hinz even praised Obama for making this comparison; “Take that, Donald Trump”:

Here’s more from Chicago Business:

Still, the U.S. has survived tough times before and will again, he noted, particularly mentioning the days of communist fighter Joseph McCarthy and former President Richard Nixon. But one reason the country survived is because it had a free press to ask questions, Obama added. Though he has problems with the media just like Trump has had, “what I understood was the principle that the free press was vital.

The danger is “grow(ing) complacent,” Obama said. “We have to tend to this garden of democracy or else things could fall apart quickly.”

That’s what happened in Germany in the 1930s which, despite the democracy of the Weimar Republic and centuries of high-level cultural and scientific achievements, Adolph Hitler rose to dominate, Obama noted. “Sixty million people died. . . .So, you’ve got to pay attention. And vote.”

Can you imagine if Trump ever compared Obama to Hitler? The media would be having an unbelievable MELTDOWN.

Sadly, since he is so beloved by them, they don’t give a damn.

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