'Do You Want Total War?': German Politician in Trouble for Using Goebbels Phrase

3rd August 2011, Comments 0 comments

Borrowing historically loaded phrases from the Nazi era is a big no-no in Germany. The latest perpetrator is veteran politician Heiner Geissler, who posed the rhetorical question, "Do you want total war?". The term was used by Joseph Goebbels in a famous 1943 speech.

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