Ex-Mexican President Says Trump ‘Reminds Me Of Hitler’

Vincente Fox, the former President of Mexico, is interviewed in New York Monday Oct. 8, 2007. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said Monday that the United States is letting racism dictate its policies, especially... Vincente Fox, the former President of Mexico, is interviewed in New York Monday Oct. 8, 2007. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said Monday that the United States is letting racism dictate its policies, especially when it comes to immigration. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) MORE LESS
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Former Mexican President Vincente Fox slammed Donald Trump again on Friday, telling CNN that the Republican presidential candidate reminds him of Adolf Hitler.

Fox told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that Trump would weaken the United States, not strengthen it.

“He’s going to take that nation back to the old days of conflict, war, and everything,” he said, adding that Trump “reminds me of Hitler.”

Fox made headlines this week admonishing Trump for insisting that Mexico will pay for a wall along the southern border of the United States. Fox told media outlets twice, that Mexico is “not going to pay for that fucking wall.”

Trump responded by saying that he will now build a higher wall and called on Fox to apologize for cursing.

Fox told CNN on Friday that he will make “no apologies,” but would be willing to speak to Trump.

“He has offended Mexico, Mexicans, immigrants. He has offended the Pope. He has offended the Chinese. He’s offended everybody,” he told CNN.

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  1. Avatar for jw1 jw1 says:

    You’re not alone El Presidente.

    Does take me back to a comment made to me–
    by the grandmother of a close friend who lived through WWII in Germany:

    “Dat Hitler guy. He vasn’t too bad-- til he schtarted doink dose krasy tings.”

    jw1

  2. Avatar for LIvy84 LIvy84 says:

    Any Godwin-ing of a public figure usually comes off as hyperbole, but ya know… he’s not wrong.

  3. Well, he reminds me of someone sporting the same hairdo.

  4. Donnie Dimwit is an embarrassment to all of us too, El Zorro… we’re gonna have to build a wall along our eastern border in California if he’s actually elected President…

  5. Avatar for tao tao says:

    This is gonna coagulate Trump’s brain. Mexican Nationals never run out of pejoratives for gringos.

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