The chairman of the Human Rights Foundation, Russian chess master Garry Kasparov, criticized President TrumpDonald TrumpMcAuliffe takes tougher stance on Democrats in Washington Democrats troll Trump over Virginia governor's race Tom Glavine, Ric Flair, Doug Flutie to join Trump for Herschel Walker event MORE Sunday for implying this weekend that the United States isn’t so pure when it comes to condemning Russia’s human rights record.
“Comparing the USA to Putin's Russia is like comparing a surgeon to Jack the Ripper because they both cut people with knives,” Kasparov tweeted, referencing Russian President Vladimir Putin and the 19th-century London serial killer who slashed his victims.
Comparing the USA to Putin's Russia is like comparing a surgeon to Jack the Ripper because they both cut people with knives.— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) February 5, 2017
Trump in an interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly on Sunday said he respected Putin and shot back when O’Reilly emphasize that Putin is “a killer.”
"There are a lot of killers. We've got a lot of killers. What, you think our country is so innocent?" Trump said.