MSNBC Guest: Political Intimidation Works; We Saw It in Germany Before the Rise of Hitler

‘We’ve seen this before in democratic societies, political intimidation leading to political violence, god forbid leading to political assassination’

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TAYLOR: “My friend Alex Vindman always says that there are so many people that are still silent because the intimidation actually works. And we’ve seen this before in democratic societies, political intimidation leading to political violence, God forbid leading to political assassinations. You know where we’ve seen it? We’ve seen it in the Weimar Republic, in Germany before the rise of Hitler. It’s not hyperbole to draw those comparisons because we saw very similar behavior happening that was founded on, guess what, on a big lie, on a big political lie that led to that type of violence. I worry, especially, about the Republicans retaking the House and the Senate in the fall and potentially the return of Donald Trump because he is going to be on a vindictiveness tour, on a revenge tour against his political opponents. We have seen it before in history, we need to be guarded against it now.”

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