Democrats are in full panic mode. Yesterday, TPM led an attack on Jeb Bush for using the word “retard” not to describe Josh Marshall, though that would have been completely legitimate, but in the context of slowing progress. Today they are denouncing Marco Rubio as a closet Nazi or something. What you are about to read is not parody.
As Reported By Red State:
In this Republican field, the sad truth is often stranger than the wildest fiction.
Today, as the sun is setting for Yom Kippur – the Jewish Day of Atonement and the most holy day on the Jewish calendar – Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 92% will hold a fundraiser in a home that features two paintings by Adolf Hitler, a signed copy of Hitler’s autobiography, Mein Kampf, and a cabinet full of place settings and linens used by the Nazi leader.
You really can’t make this stuff up.
“An event at a home with items like these is appalling at any time of the year. Adding insult to injury, Rubio is holding this event on the eve of the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur. Holding an event in a house featuring the artwork and signed autobiography of a man who dedicated his life to extinguishing the Jewish people is the height of insensitivity and indifference. There’s really no excuse for such a gross act of disrespect. Mr. Rubio, who by the way, represents a sizable Jewish population in our home state of Florida, should cancel this tasteless fundraiser. It is astounding that the presence of these items that represent horror for millions of Jews the world over, would not stop Mr. Rubio or anyone on his team in their tracks when planning this event.” – DNC Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) 9%
Harlan Crow is a very wealthy man. He is a founding member of the Club for Growth and sits on the board of American Enterprise Institute. He is also a collector of art and memorabilia.
To be sure, the library wing added to the 1917 house nine years ago is jaw-dropping. Floor-to-ceiling stacks of books — two levels of gleaming, dark cabinetry filled with rare titles — surround a visitor. Sumptuous oriental rugs cover the floors of the library’s rooms as well as the public rooms of the family residence….
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