A 93-year-old Holocaust survivor said New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s past comments on concentration camps should be grounds to remove her from Congress.
Ed Mosberg survived the Plaszów and Mauthausen concentration camps and is the only one of his family to survive the Nazis’ mass extermination of Jews. In June, Ocasio-Cortez compared holding and detainment facilities for illegal immigrants on the U.S. southern border to Nazi-era concentration camps.
“She should be removed from Congress. She’s spreading anti-Semitism, hatred and stupidity,” Mosberg told the New York Post. “The people on the border aren’t forced to be there — they go there on their own will. If someone doesn’t know the difference, either they’re playing stupid or they just don’t care.”
“Her statement is evil. It hurts a lot of people. At the concentration camp, we were not free. We were forced there by the Germans who executed and murdered people — there’s no way you can compare,” Mosberg said.
Read more at the Washington Examiner.