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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
Yes they did. There was a short period of time back when Hitler was first gaining power that not only the NYT but ALL the mainstream capitalist media praised him. The great fear at that time was that the communist revolution would spill out of Russia and over into Germany and take over Europe.
So the capitalists, as exemplified by the information conglomerates went out of their way to support anyone who might stop that from happening. This was also the period in which numerous international industrialists gave Hitler financial support to gain that power. Chief among those industrialists was Henry Ford. Yes indeed, western capitalist were all a flutter to find a way to stop communism from ruining their cash cow of an economic system.
Eugenics became recognized as a legitimate science, in America, in the early 1920s. It made major moves, though, during the 1930s. The movement offered answers as to who was responsible for the social and economic state of the country. The finger of blame was directed at paupers, the "feebleminded," "degenerates" and the "mentally diseased." The Jews were one of the larger demographics targeted, along with Russian and Polish immigrants.
"I do not see why any insolence of caste should prevent the gifted class, when they had the power, from treating their compatriots with all kindness, so long as they maintained celibacy. But if these continued to procreate children inferior in moral, intellectual and physical qualities, it is easy to believe the time may come when such persons would be considered as enemies to the State, and to have forfeited all claims to kindness." (Fraser's Magazine 7  quoted in Aristotle to Zoos, Peter and Jean Medawar, 1983 p. 87)
“Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.” ― Edmund Burke
The New York Times, The Washington Post and ABC News, among others, have faced backlash for articles that borrowed comparisons of Kim Yo Jong and Ivanka Trump from South Korean media, and for using cheery descriptions of North Korean spectators’ “synchronized chants” at sporting events.
Sadly, this isn't the first time the media fell for a mass murderer's charms.
By the third quarter of 1932, the all-black SS uniform (to replace the SA brown shirts) was designed by SS-Oberführer Prof. Karl Diebitsch and Walter Heck (graphic designer). The Hugo Boss company produced these black uniforms along with the brown SA shirts and the black-and-brown uniforms of the Hitler Youth.