"Even if all that Trump is doing is marching to that populist drum, he is unleashing forces that imperil the fragile fabric of a multicultural democracy," Neuborne writes. "But I think there's more. The parallels -- especially the links between Lugenpresse and 'fake news,' and promises to restore German greatness and 'Make America Great Again' -- are just too close to be coincidental. I'm pretty sure that Trump's bedside study of Hitler's speeches -- especially the use of personal invective, white racism, and xenophobia -- has shaped the way Trump seeks to gain political power in our time. I don't for a moment believe that Trump admires what Hitler eventually did with his power [genocide], but he damn well admires -- and is successfully copying -- the way that Hitler got it."
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