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Battle of Vienna

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in response to reader comment: amazed at the rhetorical skills

Submitted by Ugri (Finland), Dec 6, 2010 at 05:03

Naturally people like Hitler come to mind.
myth Dec 4, 2010 at 04:52

I'm surprised at the mention of Hitler. I'd rather like to envision the meeting of say Moses and the Israelites, dancing around the golden calf. "You damn bastards, what have you done!" ( My interpretation. Exodus 32 ) Moses, an Old Testament prophet full of wrath and rage. We must always keep in mind what plans e.g. Hizb ut-Tahrir has for Europe - and the Gates of Vienna. I have no knowledge about the orator skills of Jan III Sobieski but apparently he was an able field commander. Maybe MP Stadler is fighting his own Battle of Vienna. Looks like he is not satisfied with the politically correct "laid-back way of talking".

Ultimately though I guess our thinking goes along the same path.
As to the nuances of German language rhetoric, I am not in the position to issue any assessment although 'sieben Jahre hab' ich Deutsch studiert und alles vergessen - schade wirklich schade'.

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