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July 21, 2016 2:41 am

Mike Pence Once Compared Indiana Democrats to Nazis

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VP candidate Mike Pence. Photo: Wiki Commons.

VP candidate Mike Pence. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Politico – Mike Pence wasn’t pleased with Indiana’s top leaders in the early 1990s as they tried to block out-of-state trash from landing in Hoosier landfills, and in his reach for an argument, he wrote an essay comparing their efforts to how Nazi Germany had treated “politically unpopular” Jews.

His May 1992 article, published in the Indiana Policy Review and obtained exclusively by POLITICO, centers around moves by then-Gov. Evan Bayh and Sen. Dan Coats as they tried to block New Jersey and other states from shipping their garbage more than 700 miles across the country bound for Indiana’s dumps.

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