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Conan O’Brien invites ‘Adolf Hitler’ to address Trump comparisons

Conan O'Brien, Adolf Hitler, Sarah Silverman
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Amid the recent rise in comparisons between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien wanted to invite the infamous Nazi leader to address these parallels.

But since Hitler died in 1945, O’Brien went for the next best thing: Comedian Sarah Silverman in full Nazi regalia.

{mosads}“That’s more applause than I expected,” said the Hitler impersonator as she sat down on O’Brien’s couch on Thursday night’s episode.

After a week of “unfavorable” comparisons, Silverman’s Hitler made it known that he agrees with “like 90 percent” of what Trump says.

“I’m, like, ‘This guy gets it,” the Hitler impersonator said of the GOP front-runner. “But it’s just, I don’t like the way he says it. It’s crass, you know?

“What kind of person talks about his penis size on national television?”

“Hitler” went on to confess that these comparisons have prompted him to rethink past actions.

“Sometimes I watch him and I’m like, ‘Is that how people see me?’ And I have to be honest, Trump, he’s starting to make me rethink some of the things I’ve done,” Silverman’s Hitler acknowledged, before quickly adding, “Ah, who am I kidding? I got to be me!”

Comparisons to notorious despots have dogged Trump for months. But over the past several days, several notables, including comedian Louis C.K. and Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, have openly equated him to Hitler.

Trump has brushed off these remarks, insisting that any allusions between his supporter loyalty pledge and the “Heil Hitler” salute are “ridiculous.”

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