February 6, 2017

Against Normalization: The Lesson of the “Munich Post”

Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler, revisiting familiar ground in the Los Angeles Review of Books:

But after the election, things changed. Now Trump and his minions are in the driver’s seat, attempting to pose as respectable participants in American politics, when their views come out of a playbook written in German. Now is the time for a much closer inspection of the tactics and strategy that brought off this spectacular distortion of American values.

The article is deeply researched by the author, an authority on the rise of Hitler in Weimar Germany. Ten-minute read. Well worth your time.

I believe our Constitution can withstand our recently elected president’s low aspirations.

Draw a conclusion. Remember, you’ll own it looking back a decade from now. What do you think?

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