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  •  She's not the intended audience for that (1+ / 0-)
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    message.  People who might be susceptible to her destructive rhetoric are the people you are trying to reach.  She's going to keep doing what she wants to do.  If anything proved that, it was her speech today.  Whether or not people continue to follow her and look up to her is the question and the challenge we face as a nation.

    I am not saying that she is Hitler, but I do think that it is instructive to consider that the silence of the German people in his rise to power was a far greater force in the events that unfolded than his personal desires, prejudices and plots could ever have become had he not been supported by the populace.

    "First they came for..."

    •  Yes, and if only someone would have called (0+ / 0-)

      Hitler a monster all would have been stopped.

      Oh wait, the political opposition in Germany did that.

      Active resistance is a lot more than name calling.

      "The revolution's just an ethical haircut away..." Billy Bragg

      by grannyhelen on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 04:39:44 PM PST

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