In perhaps the most over-the-top reaction to remarks that have already cost Donald Trump several lucrative business partnerships, actress Eva Longoria weighed in this week by comparing the Republican presidential candidate to Adolf Hitler.
Trump has faced significant backlash for his typically crass denouncement of illegal immigration upon announcing his candidacy earlier this month. For Longoria, his statements were not only dangerous but reminiscent of the Nazi Party. She asserted:
What I think he doesn’t understand and what people don’t understand is words create emotional poison.
“Hitler moved a nation with words,” she concluded, “just words.”