A 40-Year Teaching Career Ending After Trump/Hitler Comparison in Mountain View | News Fix | KQED News

Veteran teacher says school officials owe him a public apology after putting him on paid leave over a parent’s complaint.

His 40-year career as a high-school history teacher is ending after he drew parallels between Hitler’s rise and that of Donald Trump. Historic parallels. That scholars of the Holocaust themselves have pointed out, as well. From the article:

Navarro said it all started about three weeks before the Nov. 8 election when he gave a historical lesson on Hitler’s rise to power in Germany from 1930 to 1933 and compared it to Donald Trump’s platform.

“Adolf Hitler said he’d make Germany great again. Donald Trump said he’s going to make America great again,” Navarro said. “Hitler focused on the Jews as the great peril of Germany, and Trump focused on the Muslims and talk about a registry and keeping Muslims out of the country.”

Navarro is an expert on the Holocaust and has studied at the International Center for the Study of the Holocaust in Jerusalem. The 65-year-old was also named a Mandel Fellow for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

Source: A 40-Year Teaching Career Ending After Trump/Hitler Comparison in Mountain View | News Fix | KQED News

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