Comments: Contrast

I know at least one person who has made that argument.

Posted by Brian Ulrich at December 21, 2004 09:20 PM

It's one that has a fairly longstanding pedigree. In the 19th century, it was taken as a given that Germans were incapable of democracy too, an opinion that tragically resurfaced as a sort of "soft bigotry of low expectations" among elite Western opinion in the 1930s. The Germans love their Fuehrer...

Posted by Bill at December 21, 2004 10:26 PM