Just when you thought things could not get any stranger with former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, he decides to compare the United States to Nazi Germany and the Communists. Ventura made the comments on Tuesday during a discussion about "American Sniper" Chris Kyle.
Ventura: A hero should have honor. A hero is not how many people you’ve killed. You know he’s obviously a great sniper. He’s obviously a great shot. He obviously did his job correctly. Alan let me fire this one at you: Do you think the Nazis have heroes?
Alan Colmes: Well, obviously the Nazis were fighting for a cause we can’t condone.
Ventura: Wait Wait Wait. When they invaded a country, when they invaded Poland, when they invaded France, and if a Nazi soldier killed a hundred people that had lived there, would he be classified a hero in Germany?
Comes: But are you comparing what the Nazi mission was versus what our mission is in war as a country?
Ventura: Well what I’m stating is we invaded Iraq, we were not asked in. We invaded a country, we overthrew its government, and then we killed people that lived there.
Colmes: Are we analogous to the Nazis?
Ventura: Well, and the Communists, yeah.
Our people right now are behaving just like the people did in Germany in the ’30s. We’re behaving the same way.
Colmes: In what way?
Ventura: We’re ostracizing certain races and certain religions. We’re doing all the things in the ’30s. We’re allowing the police state to take control of our country. We’re allowing our cops to walk around looking like stormtroopers. C’mon, am I blind?