Fabiola Santiago: Trump calls his foes ‘vermin’ and evokes another tyrant: To Fidel Castro, we were worms

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Miami Herald

Two days after his vulgar Hialeah, Florida, rally, an equally pumped ex-President Donald Trump railed against his political opponents in New Hampshire on Veterans Day. He called his political opponents on the left “vermin,” a word that echoed fascist Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany for millions of Americans, especially for World War II veterans, Holocaust survivors and Jewish families under the growing threat of antisemitism. But to me, and many of the 2 million Cuban exiles scattered around the United States, when Trump said his foes “live like vermin within the confines of our country,” he evok…

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