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California Democratic Party chairman John Burton, speaking at a 2003 news conference when he was California state Senate president pro tem. (David Paul Morris, Getty Images)

Burton Leaves DNC After Apology For Comparing GOPs To Nazi Goebbels

The chairman of the Democratic Party in California returned home on Tuesday and was not expected back at the Democratic National Convention after igniting a firestorm of controversy by comparing Republican tactics during this year’s presidential campaign to the “big lie” strategy most famously employed by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels.

09/04/2012

Joseph Goebbels. (German Federal Archive photo)

KCBS Exclusive: California Dems Leader Compares GOPs To Nazi Joseph Goebbels

The Chairman of the California Democratic Party already has political pundits, delegates and rivals buzzing a day before the Democratic National Convention formally opens in Charlotte, North Carolina, after telling KCBS Radio exclusively that Republican tactics were akin to Nazi propaganda.

09/03/2012

John Burton.  (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

California GOP Demands Burton Apology Over Nazi Comment In KCBS Interview

Republicans said California Democratic Party Chair John Burton should apologize for suggesting that GOP tactics were akin to Nazi propaganda.

09/03/2012

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