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Long a thinking man's suspicion is finally in a book form

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Submitted by Fiona Grady (United States), Jan 12, 2008 at 13:13

Looking forward to read Jonah Goldberg's opus, and would also like to recommend Tom Reiss' brilliant "The Orientalist" (2005), where the same ideas are floated throughout the narrative. Especially damning were Mr. Reiss' references to the New York Times many editorials and articles throughout the early 1930s in praise of Mussolini and Hitler.

Also, the swept-under-the-rug fact that German Communists and Nazis were actually allies against "rotten liberal weaklings" and Hitler and Walter Ulbricht (the future President of East Germany and a Communist Party Chairman) stood at rallies together, shoulder to shoulder.

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