Politico columnist pens entire article comparing Trump to Hitler

Between Republican front-runner Donald Trump's campaign theatrics, his over-the-top promises to restore the nation to greatness and his fiery rhetoric, there's not a whole lot of daylight between the real estate mogul and Adolf Hitler, according to Politico's chief political columnist Roger Simon.

"Do not say you were not warned. Der Donald has warned you. Security is going to rule in America. And unthinkable things will be done," Simon wrote in a column titled "All hail Der Donald."

The story's subhead reads, "Simon says: Then they came for the Muslims, and I did not speak out, because I was not a Muslim," which is a reference to Trump's repeated claim that he saw "thousands" of American Muslims on television cheering in New Jersey when two planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

No one has found any broadcast footage to back this claim.

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