I’m on record any number of times saying that Godwin’s Law is a law for a reason, and that Hitler is like Hitler and pretty much nobody else is like Hitler. If you’re going to call somebody a Nazi, they’d better be invading Poland.
So no, Chicago is not like Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia this morning. But it is possible to hold in our minds the idea that this is not in fact an actual police state, and also that “Not Soviet Russia” is not, shall we say, the highest standard to which we should aspire.
Love those blue helmets! Reminds me of the 60’s and 70’s when the CPD pounded the scum down. Glad to see tham do it quite well again.
Commuters! Run them over with your cars. And at the same time lower the unemployment rating.