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Ken Burns compares sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard to rise of Nazis!

The Brooklyn-born, longtime Democratic donor made the direct comparison Thursday while appearing on CNN to promote his new film, “The US and the Holocaust.”

Without hesitation, he agreed with host John Berman’s suggestion that the doc addressed “some of the same themes” seen in Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to send “two planeloads of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard.”

“This is coming straight out of the authoritarian playbook,” Burns, 69, insisted of DeSantis’ relocation of around 50 border crossers to the Massachusetts hotspot.

“What we find in our all films is that the themes that we engage in the past are present today.

“And so, when you look at the story that we’re telling of the US and the Holocaust, you understand that the time to save a democracy is before it’s lost. We promise you,” he warned.

Sitting alongside co-director Lynn Novick, Burns insisted that sending immigrants to one of the ritziest vacation spots in the US was actually “the abstraction of human life.”

“It’s basically saying that you can use a human life that is as valuable as yours or mine or Lynn’s and to put it in a position of becoming a political pawn in somebody’s authoritarian game,” he insisted.

“This is what’s so disturbing about DeSantis — to use human beings, to weaponize human beings for a political purpose,” he claimed.

“It’s like when somebody disagrees with him in Florida — like the Walt Disney Company — he punishes them,” Burns continued.

“This is not the actions of a person participating in a democratic process in which there’s an exchange of ideas.

“This is about punishing political enemies, putting on shows, political shows, political theater. And in this case, this is with the lives of human beings.”