Immediate outrage after Fox News host compares Parler going down to treatment of Jews in Germany – By Walter Einenkel (Daily Kos) / January 11 2021
Fox News’ yelling person Judge Jeanine Pirro is someone who has said that the real problem with civility in American discourse is feminists. In general, she’s not a particularly good person. She’s famously Islamophobic and racist, anti-immigrant, and pro Trump. With the absence of a real position to have on Trump’s incitement of an insurgency in our nation’s capital on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, Pirro and other right-wingers have gone on new networks to say that while there’s a dead Capitol police officer and our current leadership is trying to overthrow the government, the real issue is that one of their revenue streams has been shut down.
Of course, having to make the case that conservatives are the real victims of history in this case is difficult since they have so clearly aligned themselves with literal Nazis. So when Fox News decided to have Pirro on, you knew things were going to be a little bit Nazi. Pirro didn’t disappoint … anyone except all of humanity.
Asked to give her thoughts on the shutdown of right-wing social media platform Parler, Pirro said that she could see this coming: “Well, look, they gave us a taste of this pre-election when they suppressed the Hunter Biden story.” That’s right, they did! Luckily, every right-wing platform like Fox News only ran the evidence-free Hunter Biden story 24/7 instead of discussing stuff like Trump’s disastrous handling of both our public health policy and our economy. Pirro goes on to explain what this devilish censorship of fake stories about Hunter Biden portends: “Now that they’ve won, what we’re seeing is the kind of censorship that is akin to a Kristallnacht where they decide what we can communicate about.”
That’s quite a thing to say. Pirro seems to clearly hope that she can grab some of the thunder away from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s viral video over the weekend that analogized Germany’s Kristallnacht to the terror brought to Americans by insurgents attacking the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.