If you spent any time on Twitter Monday morning you may have noticed that Holocaust was trending after several accounts started comparing a proposed US vaccine passport to Nazi Germany’s treatment of Jews.
The official Twitter account of the Kentucky Libertarian party kicked the controversy off.
Other accounts soon picked up on the analogy, including Richard Grenell, who serves on the U.S. Holocaust Museum board.
The American Jewish Committee quickly released a statement condemning the comparison.
People are also pointing out that Israel has already implemented a “green passport” program for individuals vaccinated.
Originally Published Mar 30 2021 01:57PM EDT