If we see Hitler’s everywhere… This should be easy.
What are your top three Hitlers in the world today?
Trump. I don’t think he’s Hitler. Clearly many do… And those old ladies who keep Nazi saluting every time someone says raise your right hand creep me out. He may not be the best Hitler… But he’s the one we got.
Steve Jobs… What a fucking Hitler. Those fascist Apple users drinking the Koolaid. He sells lifestyles, and luxuries, and there’s no buttons on the iPhone because he hates round buttons. He tried to make everyone wear turtlenecks, so he wouldn’t have to see buttons. We still live with his legacy today.
Lee Kwan Yeu. Founder of modern Singapore. Holy shit… That entire place is an authoritarian nightmare for most the people living there… But a utopia for about 10% of the people. It’s safe and clean… Because the penalties for mistakes is death!!! Awful.
And here’s a linky-wink for those in search of a more intellectual discussion of authoritarians and why we love em…