12:44 p.m. October 8, 2013

Charles Koch's Brain Shuts Down The Holocaust

Ted Cruz’s libertarian ideology and the rise of US holocaust denial.

Ted Cruz, the Inspiration behind the government shutdown, made a lot of noise last week when he compared Obamacare supporters to Hitler’s appeasers, Holocaust-enablers.

But don’t bother asking someone from the US Holocaust Museum in Washington DC how appropriate that comparison is—thanks to the Tea Party shutdown, the Holocaust Museum is closed. According to the museum website:

The Museum Is Closed

The Museum is closed to the public due to the federal government shutdown. It will reopen when the federal government resumes operations. Read More.

Which would be merely ironic, but for the little-known role that Ted Cruz’s libertarian ideology played in creating the Holocaust denial industry in the United States.

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