MN GOP Candidate For Governor Stands Behind Remarks Comparing COVID, Nazism

Published On: August 24th, 20220.4 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

Republican candidate for governor Dr. Scott Jensen is standing behind remarks he made comparing COVID-19 guidelines to Nazi activities in the 1930s.  Jensen made the remarks at an April Mask Off Minnesota event, making reference to the Holocaust, Kristallnacht, and Nazi Germany.  Jensen posted a Facebook video yesterday defending the comparison, saying he won’t be intimidated by “thought police.”  Many state and group leaders condemned the remarks, including Jewish Community Action Executive Director Beth Gendler.  Governor Walz’s campaign manager issued a statement calling Jensen’s comments “outrageous” and “unacceptable.”

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