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Why is everyone talking about plagiarism by Trump's wife when the candidate himself has been plagiarizing Mein Kampf for a year?!
After my little plagiarism joke yesterday, I see an opportunity in the comments to refute one of the most tiresome discussions I have encountered in my years of calling attention to dictatorships. "Putin isn't Hitler!" "Trump isn't Hitler!" Wow, congratulations! You have failed the most basic lesson of learning from history in order not to repeat it!
I wrote about this fallacy extensively in Winter is Coming and elsewhere, but am happy to recap it here. Of course Putin isn't Hitler, and Donald Trump isn't even Putin—no matter how much he would like to be. The point is that no one is making comparisons to the monster Adolf Hitler became in the 1940s. But in the 20s, even for most of the 30s, Hitler wasn't Hitler either! There could be no more important lesson to understand than how a race-baiting demagogue came to power in an educated and liberal country like Germany and how he transformed that nation into a fascist death machine capable of World War and unimaginable acts.
you have not talked to folks who have worked around her extensively...
you've never had to deal with folks...
Not only did all that happen, but after that, Bush would go on to lie entirely, to get into a war. Which is just historical record now. But where were his congressional hearings? Ah right. Just like 9/11 it wasn't important. Just like it wasn't important Trump had business dealings with the Israeli-Russian mob/fraudster/spook.
originally posted by: angeldoll
originally posted by: BO XIAN
a reply to: SentientCentenarian
The gritchy pants suit--yeah, she'd probably qualify.
. . . except for her ragaholism . . .
certainly she is a compulsive pathological liar.
certainly she is a homicidal maniac.
certainly she has not a shred of morality or compunctions about doing any number of a long list of evil deeds--then laughing, cackling about them.
certainly she is an EXTREME NARCISSIST.
certainly she is pathologically vengeful, spiteful, ruthless, greedy, power-mongering.
She's probably the most psychopathic politico on the world stage currently--by a good margin.
And that's just in view of the well publicized stuff in her own words and often in her own videos.
You would have a point if those things were true. But they are not. I think even in a venue such as this it is irresponsible to write such garbage in regard to someone's mental status. People are listening to you because of your age old Ph.d and you are doing them a disservice. And you know it. If you don't, you should.
So do we ignore the long list of high ranking democrats, including hillary, pelosi, and obama, who all insisted that the WMD's were real, that saddam hussein was a legitimate threat, and that war in Iraq was necessary?
You are missing the larger picture though. HRC says here, the reason she sided with Bush is because he insisted it was a leverage tactic. and you know what? That's consistent with the Clinton's-both of them, they are very political..to their core. They see everything as leverage, pressure, developed or undeveloped partnerships. And it's why you will find them on both sides of the fence, all the time.