No they are not concentration camps and it is obscene and anti-Semitic to say they are. Until America strips people naked, herds them into phony showers, drops Xyklon B cannisters, gasses them to death, and then burns the bodies in ovens, you should really stop making these profane comparisons with the horrors of the Nazi regime. Your words are an insult to the victims of the Holocaust. They minimize the suffering of the those who were systematically tortured and exterminated by the Nazis. By what immoral logic can you equate the plight of those who were murdered in Auschwitz with the situation of people detained in El Paso? The people in American detention centers came to America. The people in Treblinka were rounded up and jammed onto trains and forcibly deported. The people in US detention centers can leave and go back to their own country. The victims in Sobibor couldn’t leave because they were surrounded by barbed wire and SS guards. You have chosen to use the horrors of Nazi genocide to score cheap political points. Have you no decency? You wrote a horribly anti-Semitic piece. Every word reeks of Holocaust denial. You should look in the mirror, and write a new piece taking back and apologizing for all you said. Maybe go visit a Holocaust remembrance museum so you develop some sensitivity for the subject. Finally, if you want, go write an opinion piece on immigration policy and make your points, but without bringing up strained Nazi analogies that insult the memory of those who suffered and were cruelly murdered in actual concentration camps.

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