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Tom Tancredo’s Call for Impeachment Perfectly Reasonable if Republican Rhetoric is True

On Friday, Tom Tancredo wrote an op-ed in the Washington Times in which he called for the President’s impeachment.

Mr. Obama’s refusal to live up to his own oath of office – which includes the duty to defend the United States against foreign invasion – requires senators and representatives to live up to their oaths. Members of Congress must defend our nation against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Today, that means bringing impeachment charges against Mr. Obama.

This created a minor kerfuffle, but it’s not clear why. Republicans in Congress have been comparing Obama to Hitler since before he was inaugurated.

A Republican congressman from Georgia said Monday he fears that President-elect Obama will establish a Gestapo-like security force to impose a Marxist or fascist dictatorship.

“It may sound a bit crazy and off base, but the thing is, he’s the one who proposed this national security force,” Rep. Paul Broun said of Obama in an interview Monday with The Associated Press.

Jim DeMint:

Part of what we’re trying to do in “Saving Freedom” is just show that where we are, we’re about where Germany was before World War II where they became a social democracy.

Louie Gohmert:

I didn’t vote for Barack Obama in 2008, but I sure would have voted for Thomas Sowell. This man, well, his article says quite a lot. His editorial, um, says here – and it’s just been posted this week – but it says, “When Adolph Hitler was building up the Nazi movement in the 1920’s…

(Sarah Palin also endorsed the Obama-Hitler column.)

Newt Gingrich:

WALLACE: So — but you compare that [the Democrats and the Obama administration] to the Nazis and the Communists?

GINGRICH: I compare that as a threat.

Now, if these Republicans are telling the truth, and Obama is truly Hitler-like, he should absolutely be impeached, should he not?

My challenge to the media: the next time some Republican makes one of these offensive Obama/Hitler/Stalin/Mao/Lenin/Satan comparisons, ask him or her whether Obama should be impeached. Make them answer the question “yes” or “no.”

Can’t have it both ways.

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