Is Today's "Big Lie" the Spectacle of Trump on Twitter and Television?



Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling. In his 1925 autobiography Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler put forth the theory that "in the big lie there is a force of credibility." He imagined "untruths so colossal" that the public "would not believe that others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously." In these passages, he was accusing Jews and Marxists of using the rhetorical Big Lie to start World War I. Accusing others of using the Big Lie is consequently a good way to deploy the Big Lie. It seems so obvious now that when Hitler wrote, "The great masses will more easily fall victim to a Big Lie than to a small one," he was plotting in theory for implementing the Holocaust....

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