Hitler quote

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 21 15:46:15 UTC 2011

Not in YBQ.  Venerable and occasionally quoted, if not confirmed genuine by

1933 James Waterman Wise _Swastika: The Nazi Terror_ (N.Y.: Smith & Haas) 33
[GB Snippet]: "To win the sympathy of the broad masses," he wrote, "you
must *tell them the crudest and most stupid things*."

Note that what's crude and stupid may be perfectly true or cunningly false.
The point is to keep 'em entertained.

No further comment needed.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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