Re Dan Oppenheimer’s June 21 letter saying that comparing anyone to Adolf Hitler diminishes the Holocaust: Since hindsight was not available to those who voted for Hitler, the only way to evaluate the rhetoric of this campaign season is to gauge the similarities between the tactics used during the twilight of the Weimar Republic and those seen today.
The resemblance is truly frightening.
What building will Trump have to burn down, and on which group will he have to place the blame, before the public sees the parallel?
Steven M. Urdegar,
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