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College Professor: 'Terrifying' How Many 'Similarities' Exist Between This 2016 Candidate & Hitler

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“There do appear to be commonalities.”

A professor at a public university in Wisconsin said earlier this month that there are "so many" similarities between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Adolf Hitler that "it's terrifying."

Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of education policy and sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, made the comment in a July 1 tweet.

Goldrick-Rab later followed up that she believes Walker will seek to force her out of her job.

As noted by the National Review, the professor has a lengthy history of making anti-Walker comments. In a July 3 tweet, she also referred to the Republican presidential candidate as a "fascist."

In an email to The College Fix, Goldrick-Rab defended her comment comparing Walker to the man who ordered the execution of millions of people.

“If you reread the tweet, you will see that I stated that an expert in the field — a psychoanalyst with decades of experience — compared the ‘psychological characteristics’ of the two individuals, and that I was struck by his analysis,” she wrote. “There do appear to be commonalities.”

(H/T: National Review)

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