maybe they would, and it would be no evidence whatsoever. The fact remains that there is heavy ideological overlap between the European National Socialists and the American Progressives of that era - because both were outgrowths of the same broad intellectual movement. The movements borrowed from their predecessors and each other, as well as the central planning experiments going on in the Soviet Union. Was Hitler anti-communist? Sure he was. For the same reason that Stalin was anti-Menshevik.Well, there's still Conservapedia. I'm sure that source would be more than happy to tell you that Fascism is left wing.
"..what we were doing in this country were some of the things that were being done in Russia and even some of the things that were done under Hitler in Germany. But we were doing them in an orderly way." Harold Ickes, Interior Secretary under FDR, citing the President.
“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
The 12-Year War: 73% of U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan on Obama's Watch
The 12-Year War: 73% of U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan on Obama's Watch | CNS News
■Obama has ordered seven times more drone strikes than Bush in the covert conflicts in Pakistan and Yemen, according to independent estimates.
Obama’s Numbers (Quarterly Update)
Also I hope you'll pardon when I flinch at the use of the word "overlap," an approach that frequently tries to tie two unrelated concepts together by treating the irrelevant similarities as the important ones, an example being: Obama drinks coffee, Hitler drank coffee, ergo Obama emulates Hitler.
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