Feel-Good Nazi Prosecutions
Is this a little weird, or not? According to the article, a 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who has been living in Tennessee was deported Saturday back to his home country of Germany.
Let’s just parse that a bit
“In February 2020, a Memphis immigration judge ruled that Friedrich Karl Berger could be deported because he assisted in "Nazi-sponsored persecution" when he served as an armed guard in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp system, the Department of Justice said in a press release.” This very old man was an 18-year-old kid when he assisted in Nazi-sponsored persecution. A little quick math says that was 77 years ago. He was probably scared shitless. At that time Generals were being put up against the wall for not properly satisfying Hitler.
The ’acting’ Attorney General approved
A press release. Nothing like a little positive spin when the news cycle isn't living up to expectation. Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson said Berger was deported because the U.S. is n…