The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders…

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“…the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country.”

Sound familiar?

Frightening as it may seem, this comment is from Hermman Goering, Nazi Reichsmarshall and Luftwaffe-Chief, during the Nuremberg Trials in 1946.

(Hat tip to McKay for finding this gem)

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