December 23, 2015
Derb on Godwin’s Law, Hitler and Trump
John Derbyshire writes:
The politicization of the Academy was a key part of Hitler’s program, as it has been a key part of the modern American Left’s program. In both cases it has been very successful.
So if it’s parallels with the Weimar Republic that Roger Cohen seeks, perhaps he should visit our university campuses.
For that matter, the quasi-pagan nature worship characteristic of Nazi culture has resurfaced in far-Left environmental and animal-rights groups. Hitler would have been a great enthusiast for climate-change alarmism.
Antisemitism is more complicated…