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Stabbed in the Back for a Lost Cause

The similarities between Trump’s election narrative mirrors both Nazi and Confederate rhetorics

The Nazis came to power, in no small part, because of a conspiracy theory that is known to History as the Stab-in-the-back myth. Not only did the Nazi promote and distribute the theory, but they also made it an integral part of their lore.