The Danger of Ahmadinejad's Words for Jews

Colbert I. King at the Washington Post digs into a recent speech by Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and sees strains of Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic ideals.

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Post columnist Colbert I. King writes that Iranian head Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is spouting the same type of rhetoric as Adolf Hitler, and there's no real global reaction to what could ignite a war based on ethnic differences.

The Iranian government is as anti-Semitic as the Third Reich.

Listen to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and you hear strains of Adolf Hitler. Read, for example, this from Ahmadinejad's recent address in Tehran to ambassadors of Islamic countries:

"It has now been some 400 years that a horrendous Zionist clan has been ruling the major world affairs. And behind the scenes of the major power circles, in political, media, monetary, and banking organizations in the world, they have been the decision-makers, to an extent that a big power with a huge economy and over 300 million population, the presidential election hopefuls must go kiss the feet of the Zionists to ensure their victory in the elections."

Read Colbert I. King's entire piece at the Washington Post.

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