[Ed. – Seven years ago, when Obama was acting in some ways like a Hitler ca. 1932, Americans weren’t ready to hear that — even though many people could see it. Now, more of us have lost the illusions of complacency. Good on Carson for not fearing to speak the truth about this.]
Ben Carson suggested on Wednesday that a Nazi-like force could come to power in the United States.
At a campaign event in New Hampshire, Carson noted that many people believe a situation like what took place in Germany in the 1930’s and 1940’s could never happen in America.
“I beg to differ,” Carson said. “If you go back and look at the history of the world, tyranny and despotism and how it starts, it has a lot to do with control of thought and control of speech.”
At a press conference after the speech, reporters asked Carson who he thinks is like Adolf Hitler in the U.S.
“I’m not going to go into that that. I think that example is pretty clear,” he responded, without elaborating.