Crossing the Jewish Rubicon
By Brad Botwin
I have written before about the seemingly delusional weekly columns by the Sentinel’s Paul Schwartz. His latest, “A bid of ‘No Trump” beats Trump every time,” however, reaches new heights.
It’s a given that Schwartz is a flaming liberal apologist for America. But Schwartz’s inability, for example, to casually admit that Mrs. Clinton did anything wrong with her e-mails, including the hundreds that were marked classified, is astounding. Even after Schwartz babbles on about his former security clearance and how he treated classified information like “it was the most fragile piece of crystal; we had it placed in clearly marked folders and hand-carried to the next party for review. Use email to transmit sensitive information? Never!” Schwartz’s bottom line? Leave Hillary alone and focus on tightening agency rules for identifying AND handling sensitive information. Yikes. But I digress.
As a fellow Jew, Schwartz crosses into territory where there is no return. He makes the fateful mistake of comparing GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump and Adolph Hitler for their tactics in their quest for power. It is an unforgiving and highly ignorant comparison. Frankly, comparing anyone to Hitler save Josef Stalin or Mao Tse-tung is a desperate action, no matter how you spin it. Schwartz should be given a column writing time-out by the Sentinel’s Jewish owners. He should also be forced to do an all-day refresher visit to the Holocaust Museum in DC to reacquaint himself with our collective Jewish nightmare which was Hitler and the Nazis.
This Letter to the Editor was originally published in the July 28, 2016 edition of the Montgomery Sentinel.