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Japanese minister Taro Aso praises Hitler, saying he had 'right motives'
The Guardian ^ | August 30, 2017 | Justin McCurry

Posted on 08/30/2017 11:27:10 AM PDT by Trump20162020

Japan’s finance minister, Taro Aso, has courted fresh controversy after expressing admiration for the Nazis, describing Adolf Hitler as “having the right motives”.

“Hitler, who killed millions of people, was no good even if his motive was right,” Aso told a meeting of his faction of the governing Liberal Democratic party, according to Jiji Press.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: adolfhitler; hitler; japan; searchworks; taroaso
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1 posted on 08/30/2017 11:27:10 AM PDT by Trump20162020
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To: Trump20162020

Calling someone “no good” is praising them?


2 posted on 08/30/2017 11:29:11 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Trump20162020
“Hitler, who killed millions of people, was no good even if his motive was right..."

And here I was thinking that Hitler's motive *was* to kill millions...as was Tojo's...Stalin's...

3 posted on 08/30/2017 11:30:37 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (ObamaCare Works For Those Who Don't.)
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To: Trump20162020

Fake news.

There’s a world of difference between “even if” and “even though.”


4 posted on 08/30/2017 11:31:45 AM PDT by dangus
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To: Trump20162020

Oh, who cares?

Probably a mistranslation, anyway.


5 posted on 08/30/2017 11:33:03 AM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I assume the motives this guy is referring to was Hitlers intention to rid the undesirables from the gene pool “improve” the