It seems trivial to note that not everything the Nazis did was ethically objectionable, and that the mere fact that the Nazis did something does not therefore make it objectionable. That is not to suggest that the kind of eugenics and euthanasia practiced by the Nazis was not abhorrent. The kind of euthanasia practiced by the Nazis was morally repugnant for at least two reasons.
First, because the motivation for their policy was a particularly nasty view about racial purity and a belief about people they took to be undesirable and unworthy of living.
The undercurrent of that particular link is a tacit argument of the form: the Nazis practiced eugenics and euthanasia, the Nazis were morally abhorrent, therefore eugenics and euthanasia are morally abhorrent. The Nazis used toilet paper and had pets, the Nazis were morally abhorrent, therefore using toilet paper and having pets is morally abhorrent.
No one would be inclined to take the previous argument seriously as a reason for objecting to people owning pets or using toilet paper.
One obvious connection between the two, strongly suggested by both of the headlines just mentioned, is that the Nazi's practiced both.
When people link eugenics, euthanasia and Nazism they are not usually intending merely to point out an historical fact, the way I am intending to point out an historical fact when I tell you that the ancient Romans watched gladiatorial combat and wore sandals.
The second is a headline quoting Glenn Beck, a conservative radio and television host in the US.
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