‘Family Guy’ Creator Draws Parallels Between Arizona, Nazi Germany
Posted on May 3, 2010
There, he said it: Seth MacFarlane, the mind behind the hit man-’toon “Family Guy,” courted controversy once again during a recent interview by comparing Arizona’s already infamous new immigration law to the Nazis’ notorious practice of demanding to see people’s “papers.” —KA
Reuters via “Today”:
“It’s too much. It’s kind of a slap in the face, it’s not the way to handle it ... Nobody but the Nazis ever asked anybody for their papers,” MacFarlane told Reuters Television in an interview on Thursday.
“Walking down the street, a cop can come up to you and say ‘May I see your papers?’—I think they should be required to ask that question in German if the law sticks around,” he added.