State Sen. Who Likened Obamacare to Nazi Death Trains Thinks You Just ‘Missed His Point’
Tennessee State Sen. Stacey Campfield (R-7th District) became the latest politician to fall afoul of Godwin’s Law yesterday, when he compared the White House boasting about enrollment in the Affordable Care Act to the Nazis boasting of “sign ups” for train deportations to concentration camps. The post earned Campfield a rebuke from his state party chairman.
In a blog post Tuesday morning, Campfield explained:
I regret that some people miss the point of my post. It was not to offend. It was to warn. To draw attention to Obamacare and the slippery slope that I see occurring in the lives of myself, my constituents, and the rest of the country with the continued taking of freedom by the federal government.
Yup, I think everybody got that.
In no way was my post meant to diminish or detract from the pain, suffering and loss of human life that occurred during this dark time in human history. Instead the post was meant to draw attention to the loss of freedom that we are currently experiencing. I stand by my steadfast opposition to Obamacare.
Campfield went on to repeat talking points about death panels. Hey, you know who else didn’t know when to stop talking?
[h/t Talking Points Memo]
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