On the Senate floor, Harry Reid refers to the Holocaust during defense of a US strike on Syria.
— Mudacris (@moody) September 9, 2013
Harry Reid that the Senate will vote Wednesday on whether to proceed to a final vote on a resolution approving a strike on Syria. Reid also “went there”:
"Millions and millions… were murdered by gas in Nazi death camps," Reid says, invoking holocaust, as he argues for action on
— Patricia Zengerle (@ReutersZengerle) announced earlier
Yes, Reid compared the situation in Syria :
Reid sought to reverse the political momentum that has turned against a use-of-force resolution in recent days by warning that the United States would face future condemnation failing to act.
“Millions and millions of civilians and prisoners of war were murdered by gas in Nazi death camps, Treblink, Auschwitz. ‘Never again,’ swore the world. ‘Never again would we permit the use of these poisonous weapons of war,’” he said on the Senate floor.
Perhaps it was inevitable:
Reid is doing the full Godwin right now.
— David Freddoso (@freddoso)
The mixed messages that are being sent by those calling for a strike on Syria are baffling:
Reid playing Assad = Hitler card. Meanwhile, Kerry says response will be "incredibly small". Sure, ok.
— Drew McCoy (@DrewMTips)
Tweeters tried and failed to make sense of Reid:
If Harry Reid thinks Assad is comparable to Hitler, he should support sending in the Marines today.
— JustinGreenâ (@JGreenDC)
Dear Senator Reid….please stop wasting our time with Hitler and get on to comparing Assad to Bush
— Steven Shaw (@czechov)
It’s amazing what difference a Democrat president makes:
Harry "The War Is Lost" Reid suddenly has an insatiable lust for battle.
— Drew McCoy (@DrewMTips) to the Holocaust
If not for that cowboy poetry reading he’s got to get to, Reid would personally lead the charge.