Skip to comments.Dems blast Maine governor for "Gestapo" comment
Posted on 07/08/2012 11:28:18 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
AUGUSTA, MaineDemocratic lawmakers are calling on Maine Gov. Paul LePage to apologize for his remarks comparing the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo.
The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate issued a statement Sunday calling LePage's language "intentionally offensive." Rep. Emily Cain and Sen. Justin Alfond said Holocaust survivors and Word War II veterans who witnessed the terror of the Adolph Hitler's secret police "should not be trivialized for political shock."
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“Dems blast Maine governor for “Gestapo” comment”
The truth hurts-—don’t it?
I hope he doesn’t back down, but he should have used “KGB” instead. It would have precluded this particular line of faux-offendedness.
Proof that there are Democrats who imagine taxes are collected without the use of firearms.
LOL! Give me a break. The 'RATS really need to lighten up. I know November is looking to be a real downer for them but they do need to try to lighten up. Maybe a little "medical marijuana" and a couple boxes of Oreos would help.
“I hope he doesnt back down...”
I hope so too. The IRS considers themselves exempt from the Constitution—right of due process, innocent before guilty, etc. They may not be at “Gestapo” level of beating the crap out of you, but give them time. They’re close enough for the cigar...
Awwwww, Are the poor wittle childrens Fweelings hurt?
They might have a point IF it was being trivialized . . . but, sadly, it is NOT being trivialized.
EFF the IRS.
Stick with gestapo.
It doesn't matter. He could have compared them to the Smurfs, and the Democrats would have feigned outrage over his remarks.
Remember if Maobama loses in November, these same libs will be shrieking “Nazism is on the rise!!!!” They’ve never been above trivializing the holocaust if they think it helps them.
Ohhhhh... The Three Jews and a Catholic picture.
The IRS is nothing like the Gestapo. The Gestapo only had about 20,000 employees. The IRS has over 100,000 employees. The IRS is more like 5 Gestapos all rolled into one.
For the first time in 40 years, Maine has a Republican governor and a Republican-controlled legislature. The Dems here are reacting to this exactly as you'd expect - like junkies who've lost their dealer.
Get a load of their spittle-flecked ravings in the Bangor Daily News on the matter.
They flock to any article that has even a passing reference to Governor LePage in the same way.
I'm thoroughly enjoying myself..:-)
Exactly. Americans (conservatives and TEA Party members) are called Nazis by the DemocRATS day in and day out in their state run “media” propaganda machine. The thin-skinned ‘RATS just don’t seem to be able to take a punch as well as we can. Crybabies.
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