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Commentary :: Politics
The Big Lie
09 Mar 2006
Bush and Hitler are both masters of the big lie...
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Hitler wrote in his 1925 autobiography Mein Kampf (James Murphy translation, page 134):

"All this was inspired by the principle - which is quite true in itself - that in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more easily corrupted in the deeper strata of their emotional nature than consciously or voluntarily; and thus in the primitive simplicity of their minds they more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods. It would never come into their heads to fabricate colossal untruths, and they would not believe that others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously. Even though the facts which prove this to be so may be brought clearly to their minds, they will still doubt and waver and will continue to think that there may be some other explanation. For the grossly impudent lie always leaves traces behind it, even after it has been nailed down, a fact which is known to all expert liars in this world and to all who conspire together in the art of lying. These people know only too well how to use falsehood for the basest purposes. ... "

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You're wrong
09 Mar 2006
Hitler was way cooler than Bush.
Re: The Big Lie
09 Mar 2006
Kurt Vonnegut: "What is the difference between Hitler and Bush? Hitler was elected." ouch.
Re: The Big Lie
09 Mar 2006
"Kurt Vonnegut:"

What's the difference between Kurt Vonnegut, and an over the hill hack? Nothing.
Re: The Big Lie
09 Mar 2006
the biggest lie of them all: a troll who thinks
Re: The Big Lie
09 Mar 2006
"Kurt Vonnegut:"

Duped by David Irving