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Inglourious References

By Dan Friedman

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Roseanne Barr as Hitler, Quentin Tarantino trailing a (satirical) Nazi recruitment film and now Rush Limbaugh says that President Obama’s logo is Nazi-like and that the Democratic party has some similarity of issues.

Hello? People?

Didn’t you read The Polymath talking about “how easy it is to use the Holocaust as the ultimate cheap shot: the surefire way to get kids’ attention, get your book published and score points for piety when all else fails.” Once you invoke Hitler you’ve pretty much given in.

And, if that’s taken down, you can judge for yourselves whether the matter is sufficiently or suitably ironized on the QT at the website of the film within a film, Stolz Der Nation.



Comments
Jack Thu. Aug 13, 2009

“Ironized for your protection.”

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