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Tenn. politician: "Democrats bragging about the number of mandatory sign ups for Obamacare is like Germans bragging about the number of manditory sign ups for `train rides' for Jews in the 40s"

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 Tennessee state senator who compared the federal health care law to the forced transportation of Jews to concentration camps during the Holocaust appeared to make light of the firestorm about his comments this week in a blog post on Tuesday.

"I like ice cream, mom, apple pie and puppies," Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield of Knoxville said. "This message has been approved by my campaign staff."

Campfield, who wrote the Holocaust comment Monday in a post titled "Thought of the Day," said his intention was to "warn," and not offend.

"Democrats bragging about the number of mandatory sign ups for Obamacare is like Germans bragging about the number of manditory sign ups for `train rides' for Jews in the 40s," he wrote. The misspelling of "mandatory" appears in the original text.

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