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Ad by former Lincoln Project CEO comparing Jan. 6 to Nazi Beer Hall Putsch draws fire



Ad by former Lincoln Project CEO comparing Jan. 6 to Nazi Beer Hall Putsch draws fire

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An innovative ad byYou can find more information at formerChief Executive Director of the Anti-Donald Trump Campaign Lincoln ProjectThis compares to the Jan. 6Riot at U.S. Capitol toThe Beer Hall PutschDuring which time the Nazi Party attempted a failed coup d’état, has drawn criticism from some who claim the ad is anti-Semitic.

Fred Wellman, who is still a senior advisor toThe Lincoln ProjectThe cofounder of the and the communications director at the Beer Hall ProjectThe company claims that it “will work” on its website. toA multi-pronged approach to education and research can be used to combat the erasure January 6th.

The commercial, which was narrated byActor Edward Norton compared Trump’s Jan. 62021 and subsequent events toVideo of Hitler’s failed Putsch in 1923. This footage eventually led to toThe Nazi regime.

“There is a familiar rhythm toThe ad continued with footage from the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. The ad continued toThe Republican Party claims that it is planning toThe 2024 election is yours.

Rabbi Aryehspero, president of The Conference of Jewish Affairs criticized the ad in a statement toFox News Digital.

He said, “This ad was vile and obscene, the exact opposite to the truth.”

Spero went on toSay the ad was “done clearly byPeople who would trivialize Holocaust history and its horror for political gain.

“This is the truth: Nazism and Adolf Hitler wanted to destroy the Jewish people. former President Trump and today’s Republican Party have been the greatest friends toSpero also stated that Israel and the Jewish people are important.

Spero also gave praise to the Trump administration for fighting antisemitism among college students and stated that Republicans in Congress have consistently voted in favor of Israel’s interests.

“As one of the two Jewish Republicans in Congress, and as one of only two Jews in Congress, I am disgusted and appalled.” byThis is the comparison Beer Hall Projectmade between U.S. Republicans, and the NaziParty as well President Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler,” said Rep. David Kustoff of R-Tenn.

“What happened on Jan. 6In no way should nor can be compared toWhat happened? toThe 6Millions of innocent Jews, men, women and children died at the hands the evil. NaziKustoff urged the members of The to continue with their call for The regime,” Kustoff said. Beer Hall Project toThe U.S. The Holocaust Museum is located in Washington, D.C.

People visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., February 26, 2020. (ERIC BRADAT/AFP via Getty Images

Kustoff said that this was a dangerous comparison, which exploits the Holocaust memory and plays into the dramatic rise in anti-Semitism seen across the country. I demand that this video is removed immediately.

Wellman recently stated toThe St. Louis Dispatch regarding Jan. 6: “The erasure of and rewriting what happened that day is very painfully obvious.” toIt is not a problem for most Americans, but many Americans see it as a matter of fact. ‘mass trespassing’or demonstration that was out of control.”

“Even though evidence mounts, it was planned well in advance and coordinated toHe added that he had also spoken out to “disrupt the Electoral College certification”.

Protesters climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Protesters scale the West Wall of U.S. Capitol Wednesday, January. 6, Washington, D.C., 2021 (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana).

“We want” toYou must really dive into the how toBreak through these bubbles. We don’t pretend we will find those answers ourselves and want toAsk those questions to anyone you can, and then highlight their contributions on our platforms. toAll those who can use it. We have toThis must be done before our republic is lost,” Wellman said.

Fox News Digital was told by a spokesperson for Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) that the ad “failed.” Lincoln ProjectIt is urgent toKeep going with the grift

“After spending a whole year covering up their sex predator founder, and their failed white supremacist hoax from Virginia, now they’re creating fear about the future. Nazitakeover of the nation. This kind of rhetoric is dangerous and Democrats who support them are dangerous. to”React quickly to this,” said the spokesperson.


Fox News Digital reached toBoth The Lincoln ProjectThe Beer Hall ProjectFor comment, but did not receive one in the time allowed for publication. The Anti-Defamation League, (ADL), did not respond immediately. toSend us a comment