That Rally in Moscow

Vladimir Putin held a rally in Moscow to rally support for the war in Ukraine. It quickly was compared to Hitlerian spectacles, where support was obvious.

First, there are a few things to be said.

Adolph Hitler had people prepare for those with months lead. They were planned to every camera angle and light condition. They were spectacles of filmmaking. They even felt authentic, and in the 1930s probably were.

There were comparisons made to Donald Trump rallies as well. There the comparison is better. Especially since the former president paid…

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