OPINION: Distorting diva [Lewiston Tribune, Idaho]
|By Marty Trillhaase, Lewiston Tribune, Idaho|
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--The U.S. Constitution -- Nuxoll wanted to steal the 2012 election from
--Facts -- Last year, Nuxoll warned Obamacare would undermine Catholic church institutions -- a stance
--History -- In 2011, she claimed Obamacare would "take our children away, which is the same way the Nazis did."
Now, the diva of distortion has reached into the crypt and plucked from it the most egregious analogy of all: the Holocaust.
Her target: Gov.
"Much like the Jews boarding the trains to concentration camps, private insurers are used by the feds to put the system in place because the federal government has no way to set up the exchange," she wrote in an email sent to 120 people and then posted on Twitter.
The day after the Spokesman-Review's
"My question to her and all of you is: Would it be any different had I changed the subject matter from Jews to Catholics? Or any other group of people that were victim to annihilation? Well, I leave it to you. What do you think?"
OK, senator. You are comparing political adversaries in a fair, free and democratic dispute to the most ruthless, bloodiest, barbaric and evil dictatorship of the 20th century.
Turn your analogy around and it trivializes the extermination of 6 million Jews in the Nazi death camps. You have equated mass murder with an insurance business model.
Best case: Senator, you know not what you do.
Worst case: You know exactly what you're doing.
JEERS ... to
What's the point of being the moral conscience of the
A junior senator from
JEERS ... to state Rep.
After her election in November, Stevenson the Indispensable said she'd wait until January to decide whether she'd step down from the city.
Then January arrived and Two-Title Thyra questioned whether her departure would deprive the city of a female councilor.
Now it's February. And when Councilor
Stonewall Stevenson. Has a certain ring to it, don't you think?
CHEERS ... to Avista. In an op-ed published Sunday on this page, regional business manager
"Avista does not support the elimination of property taxes at the detriment of communities in
The company becomes the second major
JEERS ... to the legislators running
It's one thing to parade
But why do Pearce and Denney ignore the collaboration among industry, conservationists and federal land managers -- such as the
JEERS ... to state Rep.
Nielson's logic puts
And Nielson could go home. Democrat
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