If this piece is comparing B+S to M+H then yeah, I don't know what they have
in common other than currently leading the nations that M+H used to run.
This is totally z-grade political commentary and I am surprised you even
bothered to comment on it. I've seen it said that allusions to Hitler
*always* cheapen political discourse, and that is entirely what this "piece"
(I would hesitate to call it that) is: cheap.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Szpakowski" <email@example.com
Sent: Sunday, July 13, 2003 7:57 AM
Subject: Re: RHIZOME_RAW: Cliche-Clash
> I'm not sure how this piece illuminates anything.
> To be sure Berlusconi is a right wing coporate boot
> but a fascist in the technical sense of the term?
> (and precision *does* matter here). No.
> Schroeder is a right wing social democrat and clearly
> not a friend of the working class ( although he does
> have the merit of having infuriated Bush )
> but people like Schroeder were packed off to
> concentration camps almost immediately after Hitler's
> accession to power.
> I'm not normally a proponent of the political
> deconstruction of pieces but this seems to me to be a
> piece of political work or nothing and its politics
> are vague and confusing.
> Fascism *is* unfortunately a threat once more and we
> can't afford to be complacent but neither can we
> afford to muddy the waters.
> --- Stephan Hausmeister <firstname.lastname@example.org
> > http://www.berlusmuscolinischroeder.fsnet.co.uk
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