So much for the new tone Obama and the Democrats keep calling for, Prominent Dem compares Paul Ryan to Nazis
California’s Democratic state party chairman has compared GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan to Joseph Goebbels.
“They lie and they don’t care if people think they lie ... Joseph Goebbels — it’s the big lie, you keep repeating it,” John Burton, the state party chairman, said in an interview with two California reporters on Monday.
Burton was criticizing Ryan's address to the Republican convention when he made the comparison to Hitler's propagandist. . . .UPDATE: The "head" of the Kansas delegation to the Democratic National Convention had this to say:
She said the purpose is to suppress the vote, especially among Democratic-leaning constituencies such as elderly voters. And she scorned the Republicans’ contention that the laws are designed to combat voter fraud.
“It’s like Hitler said, if you’re going to tell a lie, tell a big lie, and if you tell it often enough and say it in a loud enough voice, some people are going to believe you,” Lehman said. . . .