Aren't you tired of the hearing/reading the fallacious "nazis were socialists" argument?

Anonymous

How stupid is someone who thinks the nazis were socialists just because the word "socialist" is in the party's name. The answer: not necessarily stupid but certainly ignorant, or gullible or inclined to judge a book by its cover... or all of the above.

When Obama was president, some republicans and others right-wingers posted memes online comparing his policies with nazism, just because he wanted to address the issue of universal health care.

First of all, of course, universal health care in a democracy is not "socialism"... but that's the main issue here. Let's take a look at the facts and see how "socialist" the nazis really were.

You know, those fascists whose slogan was at one time "tod dem marxismus" (death to marxism). The party in which the leader –some guy named Hitler– spent countless pages in his book Mein Kampf explaining how communism was for "inferior races" and how it was the absolute ideological enemy of nazism...

This article, published on Encyclopedia Britannica's website, explains the nazis' ties to so-called "socialism":

https://www.britannica.com/story/were-the-nazis-socialists

" Were the Nazis socialists? No, not in any meaningful way, and certainly not after 1934.

[...]

In April 1933 communists, socialists, democrats, and Jews were purged from the German civil service, and trade unions were outlawed the following month. That July Hitler banned all political parties other than his own, and prominent members of the German Communist Party and the Social Democratic Party were arrested and imprisoned in concentration camps. Lest there be any remaining questions about the political character of the Nazi revolution, Hitler ordered the murder of Gregor Strasser, an act that was carried out on June 30, 1934, during the Night of the Long Knives. Any remaining traces of socialist thought in the Nazi Party had been extinguished. "

"Death to marxism"
"Death to marxism"
An excuse to show yourself in public, next to a swastika?
An excuse to show yourself in public, next to a swastika?
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