‘Captain America’ Comic Equates Criticism of Syrian Refugee Problem with Nazism

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Marvel Comics is once again relaunching its universe of comic books, and in the newest iteration of Captain America, readers are told that those who oppose the importation of Muslim “refugees” are somehow as bad as the Nazis.

This month’s Issue No. 1 of the new title Steve Rogers: Captain America will feature long-time Cap foe Red Skull, a super-villain who originated as a Nazi bad guy in World War II. And as the preview at Comic Book Resources reveals, the evil Nazi Red Skull delivers a major anti-refugee speech.

“I have just come from Europe–my homeland, in fact,” Red Skull says to a group of thuggish acolytes in the upcoming issue, adding:

And do you know what I saw there? It was an invading army. These so-called “refugees”–millions of them–marching across the continent, bringing their fanatical beliefs and their crime with them. They attack our women, and bomb our cities. And how do our leaders respond? Do they push them back and enforce the borders, as is our sovereign duty? Of course not. They say, “Here, take our food. Take our shelter. Take our way of life, and then take our lives.” Despicable.

Red Skull goes on to ridicule “tolerance” and incite race hate by encouraging the group of men to start a new race war in the name of the evil organization Hydra, another one of Steve Rogers’ long-time foes.

Apparently, as far as Marvel Comics is concerned, if you oppose bringing in hundreds of thousands of illegal Muslim immigrants, you are as bad as an evil Nazi war criminal.

In the meantime, as Marvel’s story is saying only Nazis would stand against importing tens of thousands of Muslim immigrants, in real life today those same immigrants are raping European women with impunity, bringing in infectious diseases that were once nearly eradicated both in the U.S. and Europe, founding new terror cells and launching attacks that kill the very people who welcome them into their communities with open arms.

But the author of the Captain America book is unapologetic. In a recent tweet, Nick Spencer admitted that he hates Republicans. And as The Washington Times reported, the comic book author recently used his position as a writer to push an anti-Donald Trump storyline criticizing Trump’s idea about building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico.

This is not the first time that Captain America comic books have been used to push a far-left message.

In 2010, for instance, Captain America No. 602 featured a storyline where members of the Tea Party were deemed racist and dangerous. The issue was so controversial that Marvel Comics later apologized to conservatives and promised to remove the offensive segments from future editions of the issue.

Certainly, comic books have been pushing a far-left ideology on young readers for decades, but the trend has continued in many ways in the new series of superhero and comics-inspired movies.

This alteration of traditional comics characters is not new. In 2006, with the debut of the re-booted Superman film, news emerged ahead of its release that Superman would no longer be touting “truth, justice and the American way.” That whole “American way” thing had become gauche as far as director Bryan Singer was concerned. He wanted the “America” part banished.

In 2007, when a G.I. Joe film was in the planning stages, the producers announced that G.I. Joe would no longer be an American fighting man, but would be an “international” soldier instead. Also in 2007, a British paper complained that the then-newly released Spider-Man 3 movie showed an American flag at the end of the film, and called it a mistake. And by 2010, the publishers of Archie comics decided to introduce a gay character to “update” its storyline.

The obliteration of traditional comics characters seems to be running apace with Hollywood’s desire to denigrate America.

But the penchant for eliminating America from films is not relegated merely to comics-based movies. This year, director Roland Emmerich announced that he had removed the “rah-rah patriotism” from the storyline in the upcoming film Independence Day: Resurgence because the original hit film, Independence Day, was too American for his sensibilities.

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