Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks About His Father And The 2024 Election

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Arnold Schwarzenegger fights his history daily. As Gustav Schwarzenegger was a member of the Nazi party during World War II, the actor has come under fire for his family’s Nazi heritage. This has prompted him to openly express his opinions on the subject several times.

Despite Donald Trump’s continued popularity among Americans and his announcement that he would run for president in the upcoming US elections in 2024, the well-known actor took a stance against him. “It’s sad to see that,” he continued.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks About His Father’s Role In Propagating Nazi Propaganda

The actor has been open about his father Gustav Schwarzenegger‘s membership with the Nazi party during World War II. He was born in Austria in 1947 and immigrated to the US in 1968. 

In a March video message, he blasted out hate speech and advised individuals on “the easy path of hate” to “choose a life of strength” and “fight the war against yourself.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s remarks come amid rising antisemitism and hate crimes in the United States. According to a study issued this month by the Anti-Defamation League, antisemitic events in the United States are at their highest level since the organization began tracking them in 1979. According to FBI data released in March, the number of hate crimes registered in the United States climbed in 2021.

The timing of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s remarks coincides with rising antisemitism and hate crimes in the US. Anti-Semitic events in the US reached their greatest level since the Anti-Defamation League started keeping track of them in 1979, according to a study published by the group last month. According to data made public by the FBI in March, there were more hate crimes reported in the US in 2021 than there were in 2020.