Rep. Greene equates mask mandate to Holocaust: Here’s a history lesson for her

Referring to anti-pandemic measures as the equivalent of Holocaust measures has become a them in some conservative corners.

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May 25, 2021 - 10:01 AM

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga. (Yuri Gripas/ABACAPRESS.COM/TNS) Photo by (Yuri Gripas/ABACAPRESS.COM/TNS)

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Georgia congresswoman who has made herself the face of Republican lunacy, was roundly flayed over the weekend for a TV appearance in which she equated a mask mandate on the House floor to the Holocaust.

The reproofs came from all along the political spectrum, Republicans and Democrats alike. But something was missing from most of the commentary.

That something is history.

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