Saw this on Twitter recently, and it bears repeating:
“We live in strange times, when real anti-Semites lecture non-anti-Semites about anti-Semitism.”
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is comparing giving sanctuary to undocumented immigrants in the U.S. to giving shelter to Jews fleeing the Holocaust in Nazi Germany.
“And if you ask yourself ‘What would I do if I was a gentile in 1941, if my Jewish neighbors were under attack by the Nazis? Would I give them sanctuary?'” Ellison said Monday in comments on President Trump’s move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Ellison said that as many as 100 million Americans “are deeply connected to people who have immigrated to the United States, some with official papers, some with none.”.
“I’m one of the people who believes we should give our neighbors sanctuary,” he told supporters in Minneapolis, as reported by the NTK Network….
EXTREME RHETORIC? Keith Ellison compares not giving sanctuary to illegal aliens to not helping Jews in Nazi Germany https://t.co/p7lsBdc7U7
— Katrina Pierson (@KatrinaPierson) September 19, 2017
— Arthur Schwartz (@ArthurSchwartz) September 20, 2017