Forget self-hating Jew. Someone just compared Jon Stewart to a Nazi.
Mediaite reports that Robert Scott Bell took issue with the comedian’s ‘Daily Show’ segment urging “science-denying affluent California liberals” to vaccinate their children. Bell’s Twitter feed shows him as an active anti-vaxxer — so logically, anyone who disagrees with him would have to be a proponent of mass eugenics and genocide.
Stewart, Bell explained on his show, “just basically said you people that are not vaccinating your children, you’ve turned your children in ticking biological time bombs and now we have to act.”
“This is basically how they said the Jews, the scourge of the world, we’ve got to take them out,” Bell continued “We’ve got to take out the gypsies, we’ve got to take out the gays. Now we’ve gotta take out the people who are aren’t vaccinated under the guise that they are unclean.”
But wait, it gets better.
Bell also argued that Stewart “should know better because of his Jewish heritage,” adding, “if he knows anything about the Holocaust here, he’s throwing his fellow liberals under the bus but he’s throwing all of us who believe in health freedom and healing liberty and a natural way of life.”
“He’s ready to take us out and put us in concentration camps,” he said.
You would think that as a Jew himself, Bell would know better than to call someone a Nazi.
Watch the Stewart clip below. You can listen to Bell’s segment here.
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
Radio Host Calls Jon Stewart 'Nazi' for Backing Vaccination