Perkins ends his rant with: "This is a very dangerous drift in our American thinking. Kristallnacht was unthinkable in 1930; is its descendent 'progressive' radicalism unthinkable now?"
More people took to Twitter to express their outrage, including Kleiner Perkins:
Serious rich-dude bubble to see “treatment” of rich by progressives as parallel to Nazi treatment of Jews... http://t.co/wATqtmPxQe
— Justin Wolfers (@JustinWolfers) January 25, 2014
— Matthew Campbell (@MattCampbel) January 25, 2014
— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) January 25, 2014
Rich idiot warns of looking “progressive Kristallnacht”: http://t.co/Ik228BONLq
— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) January 25, 2014
The Wall Street Journal did not immediately respond to The Huffington Post's request for comment.