Leftists Become Incandescent when Reminded of the Socialist Roots of Nazism

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Obama-incandescentDaniel Hannan  writes:  On 16 June 1941, as Hitler readied his forces for Operation Barbarossa , Josef Goebbels looked forward to the new order that the Nazis would impose on a conquered Russia. There would be no come-back, he wrote, for capitalists nor priests nor Tsars. Rather, in the place of debased, Jewish Bolshevism , the Wehrmacht would deliver “der echte Sozialismus ”: real socialism.

Goebbels never doubted that he was a socialist. He understood Nazism to be a better and more plausible form of socialism than that propagated by Lenin. Instead of spreading itself across different nations, it would operate within the unit of the Volk.

[Daniel Hannan is the author of“How We Invented Freedom and Why it Matters”]

So total is the cultural victory of the modern Left that the merely to recount this fact is jarring. But few at the time would have found…

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Author: AKA John Galt

A small business owner, a tea party organizer, a son, father and husband who is not willing to sell out the future lives of his children.

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