Can we agree that Nazis are bad?

Trump supporters:

I have a hard time finding common ground with you, and common ground is essential in establishing a fruitful conversation about anything.

Can we at least agree that Nazis are bad?

The Nazis that came bearing swastikas.

The Nazis with their goal of an Aryan-only (ie: white-only) world.

The Nazis that hated and killed Jews, gays, the disabled, and anyone else who wasn’t like them.

The Nazis that killed over 11 million people in World War II.

The Nazis that my grandfather fought on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day.

Can we at least agree that Nazis are bad?

Because President Trump can’t:

“I’m not putting anybody on a moral plane. What I’m saying is this — you had a group on one side, and you had a group on the other, and they came at each other with clubs and it was vicious and it was horrible and it was a horrible thing to watch,” Trump said. “But there is another side. There was a group on this side, you can call them the left, you’ve just called them the left, that came, violently attacking the other group. So you can say what you want, but that’s the way it is.”

Trump is claiming a moral equivalency between people who showed up with guns and swastikas chanting “Jews will not replace us” and the protesters who showed up to oppose them.

So I ask you again: can we at least agree that Nazis are bad?

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I'm a gay geek techie space nerd living in Seattle, WA.

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