Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump has made it clear that if he becomes president, a first order priority under his watch is to tackle illegal immigration. While he is famously known for his plans to construct a wall along the Mexico-U.S. border, Trump also plans for to deport a significant portion of the illegal aliens already within the United States. Many critics have made drastic comparisons to his deportations plans, but this recent politician made one downright, drastic and despicable comparison.
Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate William Weld compared Trump’s deportation of illegal immigrants to Kristallnacht, the night of November 10, 1938 when German Nazis torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, schools and businesses and killed close to 100 Jews during the Holocaust. “I can hear the glass crunching on Kristallnacht in the ghettos of Warsaw and Vienna when I hear (Trump’s plan), honest,” Weld told the New York Times. When CNN’s Jake Tapper pressed Weld if his comments of comparison were a bit far-reaching, Weld firmly stood by his comparison.