Parody Ad Sticks It To Media: 72-Second Supercut Of Pundits Calling Trump A Nazi
Virginia Kruta | Associate Editor
“Godwins law is the proposition that the longer an internet argument goes on, the higher the probability becomes that something or someone will be compared to Adolf Hitler.” — Dictionary.com
A parody political ad released Friday showcased pundits on CNN and MSNBC doing just that — for 72 seconds straight.
The ad was published by Grabien founder Tom Elliott, and he referred to it as the “medias closing argument” going into next Tuesdays midterm elections.
Crazy, CNN and MSNBC teamed up to release a response ad to Trump. Check it out: Media Closing Argument: Trump Is Hitler pic.twitter.com/BMyzwvuMDi
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) November 2, 2018
The Trump/Hitler comparisons were not limited to television, either.
If the boot fits……
— Gen Michael Hayden (@GenMhayden) November 1, 2018
— Variety (@Variety) November 2, 2018
When Trump announces the country is being “invaded” when it is NOT, and sends troops to the border as though theres a military conflict when there is NOT, the media has every right to say Trump is emulating Hitlers use of the Reichstag Fire to stoke domestic panic pre-election.
— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) October 29, 2018
When Godwins Law was first conceived by attorney Mike Godwin in 1990, it was understood that whoever invoked Hitler or the Nazis automatically put an end to the discussion — and immediately lost the argument.
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