CURIOUSLY, NEWSWEEK DOESN’T SEEM TO BE DOING MUCH TO REFUTE THIS ANALOGY: Trump Boy Scout Speech Is Nazi Hitler Youth Rally, Left Says.
The Boy Scouts as the Hitler Youth – run with that analogy, lefties – run hard with it. I’m so old though, I can remember when Newsweek declared that America had entered into a lengthy period of socialism, nationally:
Earlier: If you missed it last night, our look at the rest of the MSM predictably losing what’s left of their sanity over Trump’s Boy Scout appearance. If only Trump could play Congress so reliably.
UPDATE: At Power Line, John Hinderaker writes, “President Trump addressed the Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia last night. His speech sparked controversy, as he veered from his prepared text to riff on politics. As usual with President Trump, however, the Left’s reaction is disproportionate to anything he actually did…Was it inappropriate for the president to criticize Democrats and the media in this sort of appearance? I think it was. But when do the Democrats ever forgo an opportunity to attack Trump? Never, as far as I can see. And who was it who politicized the Boy Scouts, trying either to drive them out of existence or to radically transform them? The Democrats. No wonder Trump got such a warm reception last night.”
And no wonder the DNC-MSM had such a sense of amnesia last night.