As part of a continuing series here on Goldblog, we're compiling lists of people who are not Nazis but who have been called Nazis in public, as a way of proving the obvious point that "Nazi" isn't the most appropriate insult in the world. For the list, click here. Today's victim is Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who has incurred the wrath of some of his state's public-sector unions for trying to curtail their power. Some of his opponents have taken to suggesting that he is a Nazi. However, I have checked with the German government; the U.S. Justice Department and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, and there is no record to suggest that Walker was ever a member of the Nazi Party, or an aide to Hitler.
Here are photos of the demonstration against Walker:
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