Godwin's Law Creator: "Compare These Sh*theads to Nazis"
Godwin's law (or Godwin's rule of Hitler analogies) is an Internet adage that asserts that "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1."—that is, if an online discussion (regardless of topic or scope) goes on long ...read more
Forget Godwin's Law, Trump's Fans Really Are Like Nazis
What does a post by Robert Reich and a meme placing a well known Republican's 7-year-old daughter's face in a gas chamber have in common? A very real fear of political violence at the hands of Trump's dangerously unstable supporters. Robert Reich posted the following ...read more
CNBC "Expert" Says Carbon Dioxide is Just Like "the Poor Jews under Hitler"
I had no idea that Jews and CO2 had anything in common, so thanks to Princeton University Professor William Happer who, on CNBC today, cleared it up for me. Responding to a question from Andrew Ross Sorkin, Happer reiterated a 2009 comment that the greenhouse gas CO2 is just ...read more
The Most Offensively Dumb Tweet from an Elected Republican Politician Ever
North Carolina State Senator Bob Rucho (R-District 39) not only invoked Godwin's Law by comparing something to Nazis, but he ran over Godwin's Law with a tanker-truck full of crazy, stopped, backed up, ran over it again, then got out of the truck to unzip and whiz all over its ...read more