During an appearance on “Fox News Primetime” on Monday, Logan said people told him Fauci did not represent science, but represented Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor who became known as “the angel of death. “for the atrocities he committed.
“I’m talking about people all over the world saying that,” Logan asserted, providing no evidence to back up his savage claim.
Fox News did not respond to requests for comment.
But elsewhere, the reaction was swift, with major organizations calling Logan’s comments objectionable.
Jonathan Greenblatt, the leader of the Anti-Defamation League, said in a statement that “there is absolutely no comparison between mask warrants, vaccine requirements and other COVID mitigation efforts -19 with what happened to the Jews during the Holocaust “.
“This includes making weird and offensive analogies suggesting that Dr Anthony Fauci is somehow related to Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele, known for his horrific medical experiments on concentration camp prisoners,” Greenblatt said.
“Josef Mengele earned his nickname by performing deadly and inhuman medical experiments on Holocaust prisoners, including children,” the organization wrote, adding, “there is no comparison between the hell that these victims lived and public health measures “.
Logan was previously a correspondent for CBS News’ famous “60 Minutes” program. Within the network, she came under scrutiny for errors in a report she made on the Benghazi attack, which ultimately led her to apologize for the inaccuracies and be forced to take leave.