A group of immigration advocates protested peacefully and legally outside the home of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the architect of the GOP’s anti-immigration policies. So naturally he and Glenn Beck think they’re behaving just like Nazis and the KKK.
Today, Kobach himself appeared on Beck’s radio show and agreed with this assessment. “They’re just not wearing white cloaks, but this is exactly KKK type of intimidation,” the Kobach said.
“The left is set up on revenge,” Beck responded, “and so they’re using the tactics of those who kept them down in the past that we all tried to defeat…So they’re just changing their hood or changing their language, but it is not changing who they really are or what they’re trying to do.”Beck also compared the demonstrators to Greece’s Golden Dawn party, a neo-Nazi group with ties to anti-immigrant hate crimes.
And I’m sure that Beck and Kobach consider it KKK and Nazi tactics when anti-abortion groups protest at the homes of abortion doctors, right? Right? Yeah, I didn’t think so. But these folks didn’t hurt anyone, didn’t threaten anyone, have never committed the kind of terrorist acts that the KKK or anti-abortion groups have.