Polish Politician Slams Ocasio-Cortez, Invites Her to ‘Study Concentration Camps’ in Poland

Breitbart | 6/21/2019 | Staff
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A Polish politician – Dominik Tarczyński – has issued a formal invitation to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), inviting her to fly to Poland to “study the concentration camps here for real.”

His aim is to show her how much they differ from migrant detention facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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“I write to you out of distress in having learned of your recent statements regarding concentration camps,” Tarczyński, a member of Poland’s Parliament, outlined in a letter addressed to Ocasio-Cortez Thursday.

Tarczyński gave the New York lawmaker a brief history on the reality of the Holocaust and the “deep wound that persists” in the country due to the sheer number of concentration camps set up within it.

He wrote:

While under German Nazi occupation, a number of concentration camps were set up in my country, Poland. It has caused a deep wound that persists on our proud Polish and European history that we must deal with every single day, and that we reaffirm to one another can never be forgotten, and never allowed to happen again.

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He added Ocasio-Cortez is cheapening history and using it to score political points among supporters.

“This is why when someone cheapens the history, or uses it for political point-scoring, we become agitated and upset,” he wrote, while discouraging her from using the phrase “concentration camps” for political purposes.

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He ended the letter by extending an “olive branch of education,” formally inviting Ocasio-Cortez to travel to Poland to “study the concentration camps here for real” and see how much they differ from migrant detention centers in America.

“At your convenience, we could visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka, Belzec, Sobibor and Majdanek,” he proposed. “At these camps and others, over three million human souls were extinguished, and millions more detained and affected directly.”

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