USHMM statement on Holocaust analogies addresses an employee’s tweets and indirectly, AOC comments

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US Holocaust Museum Rejects AOC’s Concentration Camp Remarks
by Philip Caldwell
June 24, 2019

In a statement Monday, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum disavowed comparisons between the Holocaust and other events. The statement follows the recent media storm surrounding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comments, referring to U.S. immigrant detention centers for as “concentration camps.” The Museum’s statement reaffirmed its standing position on the matter…The Holocaust Museum’s statement was prompted in part by an employee of the organization who reportedly endorsed Ocasio-Cortez’s analogies to the Holocaust [see the employee’s rebuttal here]. READ MORE

JTA Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejects Steve King’s push for her to tour Auschwitz with Holocaust survivor Meanwhile, the New York Times over the weekend published a full-page ad which was headlined, “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, stop desecrating the Holocaust.”

CLARION PROJECT Why AOC Refused Auschwitz Visit with Holocaust Survivor In short, AOC’s cold and ungracious refusal to accept the invitation is a dog whistle to her followers that we do not need to listen to each other.

FREE BEACON Schakowsky (D): Border Situation ‘Like Concentration Camps’ Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D., Ill.) compared immigration detention facilities to concentration camps in an appearance on Hill.TV Wednesday.

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