Video: Wisconsin State Senator Compares Scott Walker to Hitler
2:19 PM, Feb 18, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
This isn't new--the video was shot before the Senate Democrats fled the state, and Steve Hayes noted the comments in his piece yesterday. But it hasn't gotten the attention it deserves. And it's a good example of how Wisconsin Democrats have taken a decent to strong hand and squandered it by acting childishly.
"In 1933, [Hitler] abolished unions, and that's what our governor is doing today," Wisconsin Democratic state senator Lena Taylor says at the end of the video released by the Wisconsin GOP. The reductio ad Hitlerum arguments are apparently all the rage among the unionist protesters.
Here's Scott Walker defending his his budget bill at a press conference yesterday: