Is there a lesson for Putin in Hitler’s disastrous invasion of the Soviet Union? You bet there is — and it’s one every Russian should know.Advertisement:Winter is coming: Vladimir Putin faces his “Hitler moment” | Salon.com
The Real Nazi of Eastern Europe
Pointing to historical timelines, history professors are highlighting how Putin’s decisions are relatively similar to the same ones German dictator Adolph Hitler made during Operation Barbarossa, the mission he led when the German army invaded the Soviet Union.
Donald Trump considers any election in which he is not the “winner” to be null and void. Trump’s appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court is an obvious quid pro quo to secure his “reelection” if his attorneys and other agents can sufficiently sabotage the vote on Election Day and beyond.Historian Timothy Snyder warns that America is already in its own “slow-motion Reichstag Fire” | Salon.com
What’s more, as unnervingly extremist as both Leaders were in their initial, democratic pursuit of power, both played down the ultimates of their extremism before the dupes of democracy, lest they frighten away even these blockheads. Once self-secured in power, however, measure by measure the full horror of their madness would come to light.
As one of the three world powers who vanquished Hitler and Hitlerism three-quarters of a century ago, we seem, by permitting our own poisonous snake in the grass to retain and enhance his power, to have learned nothing.
Like Trump, Hitler liked long speeches. His July 28, 1922 speech was approximately 6,140 words in length and would have taken over an hour for Hitler to deliver. Trump’s speech at his June 26 rally in Orlando lasted more than an hour.
It is a sad day for our country when comparisons between the leader of Nazi Germany, and the president of the United States, are apt. It is an even sadder day when no one seems to notice.
Donald Trump’s well known for his “make America great again” slogan, but did you know Hitler was the one to get there first? Trump’s Hitler mimicry was discovered after the following article was found. It was part of a series on Modern Leaders of Men, and was syndicated in newspapers across the United States in 1934. According […]
When the former London mayor Ken Livingstone said in an interview that Hitler was “supporting Zionism” before he “went mad and ended up killing six million Jews”, he was quickly suspended from the Labour Party, which was already in the throes of a painful row over anti-semitism. But while Livingstone’s tone-deaf comments came at a very politically sensitive moment, the historical error at their heart is all too familiar.
The first article that the New York Times ever released about Adolf Hitler is a fascinating and terrifying read. The article by Cyril Brown, which came out on November 21, 1922, asserts that Hitler’s anti-semitism was “not so violent or genuine as it sounded,” but rather a tactic to gain votes among the German masses. […]
Hostility to Palestinian rights at Northbrook synagogue reminiscent of racist whites in the Jim Crow South, activist says.
Noam Chomsky thinks Donald Trump’s rise in the polls are due to similar factors that gave Germany Hitler in the 1930s.