Sometimes a review of a Hitler biography is just a review of a Hitler biography—and sometimes not. On Tuesday, the New York Times book reviews covered a new volume on the rise of Hitler. Funny thing is, though the Times review mentions no one except historical figures, people have been reading more into the review. Why would anyone draw connections to Trump from the review? Well, here are some highlights.
'Hitler was often described as an egomaniac who “only loved himself” — a narcissist with a taste for self-dramatization and what Mr. Ullrich calls a “characteristic fondness for superlatives.” His manic speeches and penchant for taking all-or-nothing risks raised questions about his capacity for self-control, even his sanity.'