- The Washington Times - Monday, February 25, 2019

Feminist Gloria Steinem warned the hosts of NBC’s “Today” that “right-wing” pro-life activists in the U.S. may morph into a Hitler-esque threat to the world.

The author of “Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions” was on hand Monday  when co-host Craig Melvin asked what young people can learn from the text.

Ms. Steinem’s reply raised the specter of a Nazi threat metastasizing inside the pro-life movement.

“The new generation of reader is instructing me by saying that these essays are still relevant,” she said, the media watchdog NewsBusters reported. “On a more serious note, to put it mildly, is why Hitler was actually elected, and he was elected and he campaigned against abortion. I mean, that was — he padlocked the family planning clinics. Okay, so that is still relevant in the terms of the right wing. So there were very few things, actually, that I had to take out.”

Ms. Steinem, whose activism has spanned over five decades, then added that feminism has not transformed in any substantive way.

“It really hasn’t,” she said. “I think many more people understand that it doesn’t mean being anti-male. … If you just go to the dictionary, you’ll feel better, OK? Because it just says, you know, a belief in the full social economic, political equality of women.”

NewsBusters’  Kyle Drennen blasted the feminist’s “despicable” comments about pro-life Americans, along with the host who “didn’t bat an eye” over her Hitler remark.

“There was certainly no mention of the over 60 million abortions in the United States since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision,” NewsBusters reported.

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