(London Daily Mail) A California multimillionaire has attracted ridicule after the Wall Street Journal published his letter comparing criticism of super-rich Americans to the Holocaust.

Venture capitalist Thomas Perkins, who is thought to be worth around $8billion, wrote to the paper from San Francisco, where a class war is currently brewing over rich tech employees who are driving up the city’s cost of living.

He opened his letter to the paper: ‘Writing from the epicenter of progressive thought, San Francisco, I would call attention to the parallels of fascist Nazi Germany to its war on its “one percent,” namely its Jews, to the progressive war on the American one percent, namely the “rich.’

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