Written by Ashton Snyder on
 June 11, 2024

Hillary Clinton Under Fire for 'Sick' D-Day Comparison

Hillary Clinton has sparked a firestorm of controversy with her D-Day commemoration post.

Daily Mail reported that Clinton's social media post comparing D-Day to voting against Donald Trump in the upcoming elections has been widely condemned.

On June 6, 1944, the anniversary of D-Day, Hillary Clinton posted a message on her X account. Her statement parallels the historic WWII event and the current political climate, urging Americans to vote against former President Donald Trump in November's elections.

Clinton's post read, "Eighty years ago today, thousands of brave Americans fought to protect democracy on the shores of Normandy. This November, all we have to do is vote." This comparison was met with fierce backlash from various figures who felt the analogy was disrespectful to the sacrifices made during WWII.

Public Figures React With Outrage

Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator, described Clinton's comments as "an enormously stupid and vile comment." He emphasized that Trump is not akin to Hitler and voting is not comparable to the D-Day landings, where soldiers stormed the beaches under heavy fire to liberate Europe from Nazi control.

Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) criticized the comparison, labeling it as dramatic and deranged. According to Tuberville, comparing the monumental bravery displayed during the Normandy invasion to current political actions is disrespectful and inappropriate.

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) also condemned Clinton's message, expressing concern over the disrespect shown to the WWII heroes who faced immense dangers 80 years ago during the D-Day landings.

Historic Context of D-Day and Its Significance

D-Day, which occurred on June 6, 1944, marked the beginning of a major Allied invasion aimed at liberating Nazi-occupied Western Europe. Allied forces, including thousands of US and Allied paratroopers, launched a massive air, land, and sea assault on Normandy, France.

The operation involved the largest armada in history and was pivotal in the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany. Allied forces suffered significant casualties on the beaches of Normandy, with thousands of troops losing their lives in the effort to regain control of Europe from Nazi forces.

Clinton's comparison of this historic and tragic event to the act of voting has struck a nerve with many who regard the sacrifices made by the soldiers as sacred and unparalleled.

"Disgusting" Comparison Draws Harsh Criticism

One user sharply criticized Clinton's comment, calling it "pure evil" and accusing her of equating the sacrifices of those who fought against Hitler with voting against Trump. This sentiment was echoed by others who felt the comparison was sick and inappropriate.

Sean Parnell, an American author and veteran, expressed his disdain, stating that Clinton's comment was loathsome and cheapened the heroism shown by WWII veterans. He believes that WWII veterans deserve far more respect than to be included in what he described as "BS garbage politics."

To summarize, Hillary Clinton's social media post that compared D-Day to voting in upcoming elections has sparked widespread criticism for being disrespectful to WWII sacrifices. High-profile figures including Ben Shapiro, Senator Tommy Tuberville, and Senator Marsha Blackburn have openly condemned the comparison. The backlash highlights ongoing debates about the appropriateness of using significant historical events in political discourse.

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