March 22, 2016 by skokielib
I don’t think Trump is the next Hitler. At least I hope he isn’t!
But I do think he is a racist, uses Hitler’s political playbook, and could be very dangerous not just for America, but for the world. Not as dangerous as Hitler, but dangerous indeed. And the parallels to Hitler should be enough to scare anyone who’s vision for America is not having a violent and racist fascist as President.
The attached link is an early article from the New York Times about Adolf Hitler. It is chilling. It is frightening. It is history worth noting.
Some key quotes:
“holding a series of reactionary inflammatory meetings”
“to beat up protesting Socialists and Communists with blackjacks if any dare protest, . . . ”
“The new converts made at these rallies, those who absolutely and unconditionally pledge themselves to . . . . .”
“According to a reliable specialist informant, there are probably 400,000 military rifles and 150 canon still concealed in Bavaria. So that some day Hitler’s legions might well make their debut with rifles.”
“He probably does not know himself, just what he wants to accomplish.”
“But several reliable, well-informed sources confirmed the idea that Hitler’s anti-Semitism was not so genuine or violent as it sounded”