Political commentator Glenn Beck has compared the clampdown on accounts of conservatives by social media platforms after last week’s Capitol Hill riots to the Holocaust and labelled the move as a “digital ghetto” during a guest appearance for Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News.
Mr Beck attempted also to draw parallels between anti-Semitic violence that killed 1.1 million people, mainly Jews, and the lock on influential, conservative social media accounts following the 6 January insurrection, and said: “This is like the Germans with the Jews behind the wall.”
“They would put them in the ghetto. This is the digital ghetto,” he said.
“‘You can talk all you want, Jews, do whatever you want behind the wall. That’s not meaningful,” he continued. “And that’s where we are. That’s where millions of Americans will be.”
He was quick to add that his statement does not…