Because nothing screams out diplomacy like calling your opponent Hitler. She must have forgotten she’s not dealing with Republicans, who apparently can be called anything with impunity.
“She compared issuing Russian passports to Ukrainians with ties to Russia with early actions by Nazi Germany before Hitler began invading neighboring countries,” said Harry Saltzgaver, one of the attendees. “She said, however, that while that makes people nervous, there is no indication that [Vladimir] Putin is as irrational as the instigator of World War II.”
In an effort to justify annexation and conquest, Adolf Hitler resettled tens of thousands of ethnic Germans in Eastern and Central Europe to Nazi Germany.
“She talked about how what Putin is doing now is similar to what Hitler did, essentially providing these ethnic Russians in the Crimea region access back to Russia,” said the second attendee, who requested to speak anonymously. “And that it was destabilizing.”
Clinton has been careful with her public statements, particularly as they relate to US foreign policy, since leaving the State Department.
Careful with her public statements, huh? Meanwhile her successor will be meeting with Hitler’s foreign minister today as Team Obama desperately tries to save face.