Alex Massie

Taking the Reductio ad Hitlerum to absurd lengths?

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A shocking teaser from Arts & Letters Daily:

Hitler, Stalin...and Abdul Qadeer? Who is he and why might anyone want to talk about him in such monstrous company?... more»

Quite. I was, as you might imagine, taken aback. I always liked and admired this man who, more than anyone else, kept the flame alive through the dark days when a hyperpower destroyed everything in its path, forcing the argument that There Was No Alternative to their way of doing things...

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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