Lawmaker Wants Apology For Obama-Hitler Comparison

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A Jewish lawmaker wants an apology from a conservative state assemblyman who compared President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.

Sen. Marty Block, a Democrat from San Diego, said Wednesday that Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a Republican candidate for governor, should apologize to millions of people hurt by the Holocaust “and to countless American heroes and their families who battled evil during World War II.”

Block is chairman of the Legislative Jewish Caucus but was speaking only for himself. He called Donnelly’s Twitter message a day earlier an “odious trivialization of Adolph Hitler’s brutalities.”

Donnelly is from the San Bernardino Mountains community of Twin Peaks. His campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

RELATED STORY:

Republican Candidate For Calif. Governor Compares Obama To Hitler

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

One Comment

  1. andrewhagle says:

    Reblogged this on Home Grown News Media and commented:
    And what about the Holocaust survivors or others who lived through Hitler who have said the same thing about Obama’s gun control policy

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio
Play.It

Listen Live