Since 9/11, pundits and politicians have frequently compared their opponents to terrorists, Saddam Hussein, and the Taliban.
As Crowley wrote, "I don't think you have to be a Joe apologist to find this pretty deplorable."
Meanwhile, TPM Muckraker highlights allegations that the Republican National Committee digitally altered a photo of Howard Dean to add a Hitler mustache. If true, it's deplorable, but it's not clear to me (as a non-expert) whether the original "mustache" was just a shadow.
Here's the original, which was posted Thursday:
And here's the second image, which was posted later the same day: