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January 27, 2004

Are the '00s the new '30s?

This might not count as healthy paranoia, but since we're on the topic: Are Parallels To Nazi Germany Crazy?

Posted by david at January 27, 2004 12:16 PM | TrackBack
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There's also the less freaky but still paranoid comparison to the Roman Empire. Here's "Waiting for the Barbarians" on the Guardian.

Remember this classic Indiana Jones quote? "Nazis. I hate those guys."

Posted by: pam on January 27, 2004 11:04 PM

After this post of David's, I went looking for a quote that I read some many months ago—it might've been about Bush's previous State of the Union address, though I'm not sure. The comment I sought was from someone saying that Bush's speech was "better in the original German".

I never did find the specific instance that I wanted, but I did find two things:

Many people are comparing the current administration to Nazi Germany. Here's another (that I haven't really read).
Molly Ivins made the comment "probably better in the original German" back in '92 about Pat Buchanan's GOP convention speech

Posted by: Gary on January 28, 2004 08:08 AM
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