US: Schwarzenegger compares Capitol invasion to Nazi Germany

The video quickly went viral. American actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was born in Austria in 1947, compared Sunday the storming of pro-Trump protesters at the congressional headquarters in “Kristallnacht” in Germany. An important date in the history books: on the night of November 9-10, 1938, the Nazis organized pogroms, in particular by breaking down the windows of shops run by Jews.

“Wednesday was Crystal Day here in the United States”he said, sitting at his desk with a serious expression. “The broken windows were those of the Capitol.” In this call for American unity after the violence on Capitol Hill, the former Republican governor of California also half revealed the Nazi past of his Austrian father.

“I grew up surrounded by broken men, who drank to forget their guilt for having participated in the worst diet in history,” says the interpreter of Terminator and Conan the Barbarian. “I had never shared this so publicly, but my dad came home drunk once or twice a week, yelled, hit us and scared my mom.”

“President Trump is a failed leader”

The former weightlifter does not explicitly say that his father was a Nazi, but adds that he didn’t actually blame him, because “my father, like our neighbors, had been misled by lies and I know how far it goes. Kinds of lies.”

“President Trump sought to reverse the outcome of an election and a fair election. He attempted a coup by misleading people with lies,” said Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose message quickly went viral. . “President Trump is a failed leader. He will go down in history as the worst president of all.”, he says. “The good news is that it will soon be as valuable as an old tweet.”

“Whatever your political affiliation, I ask you to join me in saying to President-elect Joe Biden: We wish him success, if he is successful, our country will triumph,” he concluded. “To those who have tried to repeal the Constitution of the United States, I say this: they will never win.”

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