An English Lawmaker Called Hitler a Socialist. After the Arguing is Done, the Audience is Cheering.

Kyle Becker
IJ Review
12/16/2014

English MP (Member of Parliament) Daniel Hannan, famous for his speech“the devalued Prime Minister of a devalued government,” is no stranger to controversy.

As a member of the European Conservatives and Reformist Group, he often says things that runs against the grain of prevailing sentiment in elitist circles.

In this speech, posted on December 9th of this year, Hannan sets out to prove how the infamous German fuhrer Adolf Hitler was not a man of the right, but a different type of socialist.

Mr Hannan opens, “Ladies and gentleman, who said this? ‘I am a socialist. And a very different kind of socialist from your rich friend Count Reventlow.’

Among the points that back Mr. Hannan’s point is the official Nazi platform; particularly, its economic policies…

…As Hannan points out, while socialists and fascists, two different kinds of authoritarian collectivists, fought one another for power, both groups were hostile to the classically liberal true “right” – which stands for individual freedom…

 

 

The entire article, with video, is at IJ Review.

 

 

 

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