Justin Trudeau’s point was not subtle. In effect, he was saying that Stephen Harper was employing ‘the same rhetoric’ that sent Jews to the gas chambers 70 years ago.
TORONTO—In May 1939, the ocean liner St. Louis departed Hamburg with nearly 1,000 Jews onboard. They were heading to Cuba, to escape Nazi persecution. When they arrived in Havana, two weeks later, every Jew aboard was denied entry.
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