Although White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has repeatedly apologized for his recent inappropriate comments regarding the Holocaust, radio and television personality Howard Stern is calling for President Trump to “fire” Spicer.
On April 11, Spicer made an insensitive statement which suggested Adolf Hitler could be considered the lesser of two evils when compared to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad in terms of using chemical weapons on their own people. During the Holocaust, however, Hitler’s Nazis killed millions of Jews with toxic gas.
Stern, 63, said on his SiriusXM radio show April 12 that Spicer is a “laughingstock” who speaks “fluent moron.”
“Spicer managed to make Assad look good. He actually got him to look not so bad for using chemical weapons on his own people because the discussion became, ‘Sean Spicer, how could you not know that Hitler marched his own people – Jews, gypsies, homosexuals – to concentration camps and turned on chemical gas.'”
“It was somewhat remarkable that a guy this high up in the administration wouldn’t know this.”
“The guy’s just not informed, and it’s kind of embarrassing — it’s just embarrassing. But it’s entertaining as hell.”
Stern went on to say, “If you’re looking for ratings and you’re looking for comedy, there’s nothing better than this.”
“But, if I’m President Trump, I’m like, well Jesus Christ, we’re a laughingstock.”
He added, “When I heard this, I was like, Trump’s got to fire this guy.”
Spicer has gone on record multiple times to apologize for his comments and has stated he “let the president down.”
He told CNN that he “mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive reference to the Holocaust, for which, frankly, there is no comparison.”
You can hear Stern’s comments here:
H/T: Daily Mail
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