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Nazi Analogies Have Their Place

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It’s a familiar script in American politics now. Every few months some politico runs his mouth off, comparing the policies of the other party to those of Nazi Germany. Then pundits take to the airwaves to criticize the exploitation of such painful memories to score cheap political points. The guilty party usually doubles down, insisting that the comparison was taken the wrong way”that he was merely warning of a slippery slope down to Nazism… . Continue Reading »