The Nazis, Adolph Hitler, the Democrats, the Republicans and the Jews
Blaming the victim is a lie, but a lie of a special type. Normally lying
is a distortion of the truth. This applies to simple transference in the
sense of the term. The qualities of the patient are shifted to the therapist.
But, when the perpetrator blames the victim, he does more than blame an innocent party. He blames the very party that is being directly harmed by his actions
Blaming the victim involves the perpetrator and the victim exchanging places: the bad guy becomes a good guy and the good guy becomes a bad guy. This is more than a distortion of the truth; it is an inversion of it. It’s a big, big lie.
The big lie is a term routinely attributed to Adolf Hitler. Supposedly, Hitler used the term to describe Nazi propaganda. In his Mein Kampf Hitler contrasts the big lie with little or ordinary lies: “The great masses of the people,” he writes, “more easily fall victim to the big lie than to a little one, since they themselves lie in little things but would be ashamed of lies that were too big.
Such a falsehood will never enter their heads and they will not be able to believe in the possibility of such monstrous effrontery and infamous misrepresentation in others.”
Hitler, however, Is not referring to his own big lies. Rather, he is referring to the lies allegedly promulgated by the Jews. The Jews, Hitler says, are masters of the big lie. Now remember to recognize that Mein Kampf is a tireless recitation of libels and calumnies against the Jews.
The Jews are accused of everything from being capitalists to being Bolsheviks, from being impotent to lusting after Nordic women, from being culturally insignificant to being seekers of world domination. The charges are contradictory; they cannot simultaneously be true.
Yet while lying about the Jews and plotting their destruction, Hitler accuses the Jews of lying and of plotting the destruction of Germany. Hitler employs the big lie even as he disavows its use. He portrays himself as a truth-teller and attributes lying to those he is lying about, the Jews, as usual. Could there be a more pathological case of transference, and of specifically blaming the victim?
The big lie is now back and this time it is about the role of fascism and Nazism in American politics. The political Left, backed by the
mainstream of the Democratic Party, insists that Donald Trump is an
American version of Hitler or Mussolini.
The GOP, they say, is the new incarnatIon of the Nazi Party. These charges become the basis and rationalization for seeking to destroy Trump and his allies by any means necessary.
The “fascism card” is also used to intimidate conservatives and RepublIcans into renouncing Trump for fear themselves of being branded and smeared. Nazism, after all, is the ultimate form of hate, and association with it, the ultimate hate crime.
In this book, I turn the tables on the Democratic Left and they, not Trump, are the real fascists. They are the ones who use Nazi bullying and intimidation tactics and subscribe to a full-blown fascist ideology.
The charges that they make against Trump and the GOP are actually applicable to them. The self-styled opponents of hate are the actual practitioners of the politics of hate. Through a process of transference, leftists blame their victims for being and doing what they themselves are and do. In a sick inversion, the real fascists in American politics masquerade as anti-fascists and accuse the real anti-fascists of being fascists.
(And, of course, the Jews are just a sliver away from being blamed by the Democrats for the whole ugly scenario. As a matter of fact, some of their more flagrant convention signs are doing exactly that right now. And still the ignorant, self-destructive Jews vote 75% Democrat as if that will somehow save them! Sick, Sick, Sick) jsk
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