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But Mao But Stalin
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Leading Holocaust Historian Compares Trump To Hitler

Usually, comparisons between Donald Trump’s America and Nazi Germany come from cranks and internet trolls. But a new essay in the New York Review of Books pointing out “troubling similarities” between the 1930s and today is different: It’s written by Christopher Browning, one of America’s most eminent and well-respected historians of the Holocaust. In it, he warns that democracy here is under serious threat, in the way that German democracy was prior to Hitler’s rise — and really could topple altogether.

Browning, a professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina, specializes in the origins and operation of Nazi genocide. His 1992 book Ordinary Men, a close examination of how an otherwise unremarkable German police battalion evolved into an instrument of mass slaughter, is widely seen as one of the defining works on how typical Germans became complicit in Nazi atrocities.

So when Browning makes comparisons between the rise of Hitler and our current historical period, this isn’t some keyboard warrior spouting off. It is one of the most knowledgeable people on Nazism alive using his expertise to sound the alarm as to what he sees as an existential threat to American democracy.

Browning’s essay covers many topics, ranging from Trump’s “America First” foreign policy — a phrase most closely associated with a group of prewar American Nazi sympathizers — to the role of Fox News as a kind of privatized state propaganda office. But the most interesting part of his argument is the comparison between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Paul von Hindenburg, the German leader who ultimately handed power over to Hitler.

But Mao

Side Score: 6

But Stalin

Side Score: 9


You were correct. Rhetoric like yours does come from cranks and internet trolls, you being one.

For any fool to compare Trump to nazi's is a complete moron and not worth debating.

Then you add insult to injury by citing Liberal Professors. LOL


Side: But Mao
Kraken(22) Banned
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Nom caught proving he is Hitlerian

Nom quote:

"Corbyn and his socialist army are coming for you. There is no escape. There is only assimilation or death."

Nom Quote:

"Shut up you extremist Jew prick." Jews oftheworldItscomingAGAINHATEisintheairYoucanFEELitcantyou

Side: But Mao
Spanner(24) Disputed
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Banned for off topic remarks.

Also for being insane and stupid.

Side: But Stalin
Kraken(22) Banned
-1 points

Still waiting for you to show us one example of Trump being Hitlerian. We're at 5 or 6 in a row with you being unable to show anything. It's making you look pretty stupid. Of course you are pretty stupid, so that explains that.

Side: But Stalin
BobBarker Disputed
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Bronto, how you can accuse anybody else of being stupid is just completely beyond my ability to even fathom. You are posting in a debate headed with an article about a leading Holocaust historian's detailed essay stipulating the litany of similarities between Trump and Hitler -- and you are asking for "one example" of Trump being Hitlerian!? That's like me raping your mother while I simultaneously demand you give me one example of rape. You have no argument, no point and obviously no relevant comments about the topic. You literally just came in here because you are a spiteful infantile troll who wants to attack and destroy everything he doesn't agree with.

Just like I told you last night, your opinion means absolutely nothing to me. I prove you wrong on average four times an hour. It doesn't stop you. You perpetually spam my debates with idiotic, erroneous nonsense because you obviously have serious mental health problems. I suggest you stop wasting your life persistently attacking me and go and seek some form of help.

Side: But Mao
outlaw60(15500) Disputed
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Hey BOB you have a need to link VOX and the Rolling Stone to prove somehow you are intelligent ???????? When all you do is prove you are a Leftist !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Side: But Stalin
outlaw60(15500) Disputed
1 point

Hey Dummy did the Holocaust really happen ?? Let's have some with you !!!!!!!!!!

Take a Read from The Hill you Banning Little Gurl !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Side: But Stalin
outlaw60(15500) Disputed
1 point holocaust/2013/03/11/6bb9ef56-8a76-11e2-8d72-dc76641cb8d4_story.htm

Richard Cohen: FDR’s moral failure on the Holocaust

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. Wikipedia

Born: January 30, 1882, Hyde Park, NY

Died: April 12, 1945, Warm Springs, GA

Presidential term: March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945

Party: Democratic Party

Side: But Stalin
excon(14830) Disputed
0 points

Hello Bob:

Great minds talk about ideas...

Average minds talk about things..

Small minds talk about people...


Side: But Stalin