Hitler Fatigue (Apr. 14, 2022)

(image: Hitler speaking at a rally, from National Archives and Records Administration) Last year, I submitted a grant application seeking support for the book I’m writing about Hitler’s rhetoric. The grant was rejected (it was a competitive Federal grant, so I wasn’t too surprised). This morning, I received comments on my proposal from three anonymous…

Washington Post: History Tells Us Forged Pro-Trump ‘Election Documents’ Should Sound Alarm Bells (Jan. 18, 2022)

On Jan. 10, Politico reporter Nicholas Wu broke the news that Trump supporters in Michigan and Arizona filed forged election documents that incorrectly certified the Trump-Pence ticket as the winner of those states….While this unfolding forgery scandal is shocking, it’s not a new phenomenon. Read the rest at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2022/01/18/history-tells-us-gops-forged-2020-election-documents-should-sound-alarm-bells/

Salon: Trump Praised Hitler’s “Economic Miracle” — And That’s Even Worse than It Sounds (Aug. 7, 2021)

In his newly-released book about the 2020 election, Wall Street Journal White House reporter Michael C. Bender reveals that former President Trump allegedly praised Adolf Hitler’s role in Germany’s economic recovery in the 1930s as evidence that the Führer “did a lot of good things.” Read the rest at: https://www.salon.com/2021/08/07/trump-praised-hitlers-economic-miracle–and-thats-even-worse-than-it-sounds/ Republished at RawStory, 7 Aug. 2021. https://www.rawstory.com/trump-hitler-economic-record/


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Dr. Ryan Skinnell is an award-winning writer and speaker. He is an expert in political rhetoric, especially as it relates to authoritarianism, demagoguery, and democracy. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Newsweek, and Salon, among other places.