Donald Trump has found a way to stop people talking – briefly – about those unfortunate “prostitute piss” allegations, but only by comparing the country he is about to lead to “Nazi Germany”.
Well, it’s one way of moving the debate on, we suppose. But the internet was having none of it. Here’s some of the best responses on Twitter.
It’s a well-known fact that Nazi Germany’s intelligence agencies encouraged embarrassing leaks about the Führerhttps://t.co/HyxsmN9GdE
— High Road Taker (@InnerPartisan) January 11, 2017
https://twitter.com/DawkinsDog/status/819194688720736257 https://twitter.com/Baddiel/status/819172459257757696 https://twitter.com/DanaSchwartzzz/status/819205735099887617
.@realDonaldTrump And let’s be extremely careful about invoking Nazi Germany in the same tirade you lament a free press.
— Bess Kalb (@bessbell) January 11, 2017
Reminder: Man who wants registry of Muslim Americans and to deport millions of people just asked if we were in Nazi Germany. #TheResistance
— O General My General (@rideatdawn) January 11, 2017
Trump: "Are we living in Nazi Germany?"
Rest of USA: "We were just going to ask you that same question."
— Luke Hogan (@lukechogan) January 11, 2017
Help me understand, in this bizarrely troubling ‘Nazi Germany’ metaphor Trump used, is he Hitler or a persecuted Jew facing the Holocaust? pic.twitter.com/iIZaScyZvn
— Matt McDermott (@mattmfm) January 11, 2017
Trump tweeted "what is this Nazi Germany" no dear that starts Jan 20 #GoldenShowerGate
— Julie (@4LaughsJulie) January 11, 2017
Well, Golden Showers and Nazi Germany are both trending at the same time and it's only January 11. 2017 is off to a great start.
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) January 11, 2017