Thursday, November 5, 2015

Pearls of expression.

Everybody’s not “another Hitler:” Know who’s not another Hitler? Pretty much everybody who ever lived except for Adolph Hitler. Maybe you could get away with referring to Stalin or even Pol Pot as “another Hitler,” but some off-hand comment in a speech or a policy people disagree with doesn’t make a politician “another Hitler.” Likewise, a 70 year old guy who gets testy with his congressman at a town hall meeting isn’t a “Brownshirt” either. American politics could do with quite a bit less “You’re a Nazi” rhetoric being tossed around by both sides.
"10 Lessons We Can Learn From The Rise Of The Nazis." By John Hawkin, Right Wing News, 9/8/09 (color formatting omitted).

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