Inglourious References

Roseanne Barr as Hitler, Quentin Tarantino trailing a (satirical) Nazi recruitment film and now Rush Limbaugh says that President Obama’s logo is Nazi-like and that the Democratic party has some similarity of issues.

Hello? People?

Didn’t you read The Polymath talking about “how easy it is to use the Holocaust as the ultimate cheap shot: the surefire way to get kids’ attention, get your book published and score points for piety when all else fails.” Once you invoke Hitler you’ve pretty much given in.

And, if that’s taken down, you can judge for yourselves whether the matter is sufficiently or suitably ironized on the QT at the website of the film within a film, Stolz Der Nation.

Tagged as:

Your Comments

The Forward welcomes reader comments in order to promote thoughtful discussion on issues of importance to the Jewish community. In the interest of maintaining a civil forum, The Forward requires that all commenters be appropriately respectful toward our writers, other commenters and the subjects of the articles. Vigorous debate and reasoned critique are welcome; name-calling and personal invective are not and will be deleted. Egregious commenters will be banned from commenting. While we generally do not seek to edit or actively moderate comments, our spam filter prevents most links and certain key words from being posted and the Forward reserves the right to remove comments for any reason.

Recommend this article

Inglourious References

Thank you!

This article has been sent!