DeMint: America Is Like Germany Before WWII

America these days is reminding Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) of Nazi Germany.

Last night, at a National Press Club event where he was plugging his book Saving Freedom, he implied that America’s elections are “just power grabs.”

Part of what we’re trying to do in Saving Freedom is just show that where we are, we’re about where Germany was before World War II where they became a social democracy. You still had votes but the votes were just power grabs like you see in Iran, and other places in South America, like Chavez is running down in Venezuela. People become more dependent on the government so that they’re easy to manipulate. And they keep voting for more government because that’s where their security is. When our immigrants get here, they’re worried, because they see it happening here.

He said he doesn’t, however, think America is ready for a revolution, and said he believed the government could change “in a civilized way.”

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