When the left exhibits us who they’re, consider them. On Monday, that mantra got here in useful when CNN and MSNBC visitor and psychologist Dr. Bandy Lee tweeted that President Donald Trump was worse than Adolf Hitler in not one aspect, however an entire slew of how.
Her reasoning? In comparison with Trump, Lee stated Hitler possessed “competence” and “at the least…improved the each day lifetime of his followers, had self-discipline, and required extra of himself to achieve the respect of his followers.”
Utilizing the left’s personal logic of silence was complicity, one has to wonder if CNN and MSNBC agree with this conduct. Then once more, she edited a ebook known as The Harmful Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Psychological Well being Consultants Assess a President and neither community had an issue with that.
Right here was the tweet that she deleted:
In a thread, beneath that, she added that she noticed “this message has upset individuals, however it’s remark not on higher or worse however competence,” so individuals ought to “attempt to learn [it] dispassionately.”
Lee continued with a 3rd tweet, calling it a “optimistic or unfavourable” that Hitler and Trump weren’t distinctive: “For one, [Trump’s] faults are there for all to see. It might have pushed some to laxness, believing somebody so comical couldn’t do a lot hurt. Nonetheless, the alternative is true; low competence can translate to higher dangerousness.”
Our buddy Becket Adams from the Washington Examiner flagged down some of her replies through which she in contrast “Donald Trump’s loss of life toll” from the coronavirus as equal to “Hitler’s on the identical time interval” because the begin of the Holocaust.
In taking down the tweets, she didn’t precisely cease making issues any higher with not one however two threads:
Displaying that being known as out was upsetting to her, Lee tweeted about how she had “blocked lots of Trump supporters, as pressure is working excessive” for each “their very own sake and, additionally, to permit for considerate dialogue right here.”
As regards to “considerate dialogue,” that didn’t exempt Lee from claiming in December 2017 that “we should act quickly” in opposition to the supposedly mentally-ill President or danger him “seemingly becom[ing] violent.”
Lee was additionally welcomed with open arms to the August 25, 2019 Dependable Sources by CNN host Brian Stelter for a panel dialogue openly diagnosing Trump as mentally impaired and included her fellow panelist claiming Trump has killed greater than Hitler, Mao Zedong, and Joseph Stalin mixed.
As all of us bear in mind, Stelter claimed he gladly took Dr. Allen Frances’s reply with out pushback attributable to “tech difficulties.”