.@AOC Concentration camps assured a slave labor supply to help in the Nazi war effort, even as the brutality of life inside the camps helped assure the ultimate goal of "extermination through labor."
— Yad Vashem (@yadvashem) June 19, 2019
Yad Vashem finishes her.
Via Hot Air:
I can’t believe we’re on Day Two of debating what Ocasio-Cortez meant by “concentration camps.” This is someone who’s suggested publicly that immigration enforcement is improper because Latinos are descended from native Americans and therefore kinda sorta American already. She’s radically in favor of open borders, as socialists (well, younger socialists) tend to be. She could have called the camps on the border “refugee camps” or, if she wanted to emphasize their nefariousness, “internment camps” a la FDR’s treatment of Japanese-Americans. She chose “concentration camp” due to its association with Nazism, pointedly using the phrase “Never Again” in her Instagram video about this, because she meant to imply that detaining illegals en masse is a moral atrocity of Hitlerian enormity. She wants us to either release everyone pending their asylum/deportation hearings, with many never to be seen again, or ideally to accept and amnestize them all. Anything short of that is “concentration camps.”