Ben Shapiro at March For Life rally: ‘No pro-life person would kill baby Hitler’

Conservative radio host Ben Shapiro said Friday at the annual March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., that “no pro-life person would kill baby Hitler” because “baby Hitler was a baby,” with the comments quickly going viral on social media. 

{mosads}“The argument, I guess here, is that would you kill baby Hitler?” Shapiro said in answering a question that appeared to be submitted online during a live broadcast at the anti-abortion rally.

“And the truth is that no pro-life person on earth would kill baby Hitler, because baby Hitler wasn’t Hitler, adult Hitler was Hitler. Baby Hitler was a baby,” he continued.
“What you presumably want to do with baby Hitler is take baby Hitler out of baby Hitler’s house and move baby Hitler into a better house where he would not grow up to be Hitler, right? That’s the idea.”

The hashtag #BabyHitler began trending on Twitter not long after the comments on Friday afternoon, drawing the ire of mostly liberals on the platform. 

Shapiro, 35, has a large following among younger conservatives. “The Ben Shapiro Show” podcast is downloaded 10 million times every month and 70 percent of his audience is under the age of 40, according to a 2017 report in The New York Times.

President Trump recorded a video message for those gathered at the annual rally on Friday, while Vice President Pence spoke at the event.
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