Critics made the comparison between Adolf Hitler, and Russian President Vladimir Putin. It caused a big slap on the face.
Former U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul appeared in “The Rachel Maddow Show “. Professor Michael McFaul, Ambassador to Russia, and Stanford University. He highlighted “interesting comments” made by a commentator on Ukrainian television regarding the “horrible” ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.
McFaul said that Putin is killing the very people that he claimed to have liberated. ”
Maddow Blog shared comments and tweeted: “One difference between Putin and Hitler is that Hitler didn’t kill ethnic Germans and German-speaking people.”
McFaul was criticised for making untrued remarks and the clip quickly became viral.
“Hitler “didn’t murder German-speaking persons” is an absurdly false statement, as many Jews who died in the Holocaust spoke German,” Washington Examiner reporter Jerry Dunleavy replied. He added, “Pro Tip. You don’t have to play strange word games to make Putin look worse than Hitler. Putin has plenty bad facts. ”
Drew Holden, a political commentator wrote, “I promise you that regardless of what, I don’t have the need to favorably compare Hitler to current foreign leaders. ”
Walker Bragman is a progressive journalist and activist who suggested it to the Maddow Blog.
Noamblum, Tablet Magazine’s editor tweeted “Ethnic Germans” to avoid the mass murder of German Jews.
“McFail’s rant absolving Hitler’s own Putin isn’t just a window to how the ex-US Ambassador in Moscow helped instigate another Cold War but also the Blinken/Nuland State Department driving a desperate campaign for extension, escalated war,” Max Blumenthal (Grayzone News editor) tweeted.
Blumentahl was U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Victoria Nuland, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
“Okay. I’m going calmly and to say this. Jeet Heer also corrected McFaul’s assertion that German Jews who lived in Germanic land for centuries weren’t ethnic Germans.
“This guy is Ambassador to Russia. Jay Cost of American Enterprise Institute pointed out that John Quincy Adams held the exact same position.
MSNBC is advocating for Hitler’s moral superiority relative to others. Pradheep J. Shahar, a National Review contributor, exclaimed.
The Auschwitz Memorial even mentioned McFaul. It responded, “Only an factual note: Hitler did indeed murder ethnic Germans and German speaking people: those that opposed the Nazi regime, those who resisted it, and those who didn’t fit into the Weltanschauung He ordered people with disabilities to be killed and executed.
The Maddow Blog also removed this clip and corrected it with the words, “The historical record is clear.” ” Hitler murdered millions. We regret that the Maddow Blog tweeted out part of an incorrect statement made last night by Michael McFaul without credit.