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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Nazi Analogies Have Been Overdone

I don't think a Nazi analogy to the following from Michelle Obama is appropriate:

Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.
The proper analogy is to The Borg:
Resistance is futile. Your life as it has been is now over. From this time forward, you will service...us.
Also see this. Coincidence?

1 Comments:

Blogger Jason said...

Oh, I dunno. "Arbeit Macht Frei" has a certain resonance with Frau Obama's comment.

5:07 PM  

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