- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Ecuador’s Socialist President Rafael Correa said that the idea of American exceptionalism reminded him of Nazi Germany.

“Does not this remind you of the Nazis’ rhetoric before and during World War II? They considered themselves the chosen race, the superior race, etc. Such words and ideas pose extreme danger,” he told Russia Today in Spanish, the Daily Caller reported.

The comments came from President Obama’s statement last month that “America is exceptional,” because it stands up for world interests.

“What Plato wrote in his [Socratic] dialogues more than 2,000 years ago is true. Justice is nothing other than the advantage of the stronger,” Mr. Correa said. “They are strong, that’s why they will continue lying, violating other states’ sovereignty, and breaching international law. But one day this unjust world will have to change.

Mr. Correa argued that the United Nation’s headquarters in New York should eventually be moved.

“The headquarters of the organization is in the U.S. and they finance their activities,” he told RT. “This is outrageous and an example of a relationship the US established with developing countries in the form of subordination.”

The Ecuadorian president has been criticized by rights groups for cruelly silencing dissent. He also supported Hugo Chavez before the Venezuelan president’s death, “and has been actively strengthening his relationship with Iran and Syria,” the Daily Caller reported.

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