President Trump's daughter-in-law Lara Trump has gone on Fox News to claim that helping out refugees is 'one of the worst things that ever happened to Germany'. Erm, Lara, have you like, ever read ANY history at all?
Speaking to Fox Business Network’s Varney & Company host Stuart Varney on Thursday morning, Lara Trump, who is married to Donald's second son Eric, praised the president for attempting to 'change asylum laws', and decried migrants fleeing violence in central America, with a video of the so-called 'caravan' playing in the background.
After watching the tape, Varney said:
What do you think of this mother of all caravans which is approaching our southern boarder again, I think they're holed up in southern Mexico, there's a lot of them on the way.
That videotape reminds me of what happened in Europe when there was a march across Europe by a million people who wanted to get into Western Europe. Angela Merkel let them in. Open borders.
In response, nodding furiously, Lara said:
It was the downfall of Germany.
It was one of the worst things that ever happened to Germany.
This president knows that, he's trying to prevent that from happening here, but Congress has got to get their act together and do the right thing for the American people.
Lara... we're pretty sure that allowing some refugees into Germany most certainly wasn't one of the worst things that ever happened to the country. In fact, there are some much, much worse things that have happened to Germany. Let's think pre-1945?
Needless to say, many Twitter users were quick to pull her up on the misnomer.
Some pointed out that Germany seems to be doing just great, thanks.
Others that the far-right really don't like Merkel very much.
Nazi puns, excellent!
That definitely isn't one of the top things that pop to mind when considering the 'worst things that have ever happened to Germany'.
Yea, sure, definitely. That's one of the worst, no doubt about that.
Intelligence = less than potato.