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Let's give them benefit of the doubt

Reader comment on item: Germany's Freiheit Party Joins the Fray
in response to reader comment: Don't get excited with German "anti-otherness"

Submitted by Yossi K. (United States), Nov 9, 2010 at 00:22

Any idea, when taken to the extreme, turns into absurdity. It is natural and healthy to defend yourself, your family, your country, etc. from an invasion. As long as they remember lessons of history and keep xenophobic tendencies under control, let's not hurry with argumentum ad Hitlerum.

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