GOP Takes Down Tweet Linking Pelosi, Hitler

Link to doctored video from NRCC 'an error,' pulled after DCCC outrage
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 14, 2009 11:34 AM CDT

Turns out linking a genocidal dictator with the speaker of the House might be a little over the top, as the National Republican Congressional Committee found itself today taking down a tweet with a link to a video comparing Nancy Pelosi to Adolf Hitler. A broadside from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee—“House Republicans have gone way too far”—was enough to cow the NRCC into removing the tweet. “We obviously made an error,” a spokesman said. (More Adolf Hitler stories.)

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