Conservatives Cheered Reagan at The Wall; See Shadows of Nazi Past in Obama's Germany Visit

While Obama was giving a pretty good speech in Berlin, conservative bloggers felt a cold breeze blowing across American history, reminding them of History Channel documentaries with names like Hitler: The Rise of Evil. While some were merely riled-up-as-usual by any country that doesn't speak English -- like NextRight's Patrick Ruffini, who's aggrieved that an event in Germany was publicized using handbills printed in German -- others plunged further into dread.

The leader of the huge blog Red State, writer Erick Erickson, can't believe Obama didn't pick up on the horrifying "military history" associated with the Victory Column, which the senator stood in front of, and which plenty of anti-Nazi Germans have spoken in front of, and which was built after the Prussians beat Denmark in an 1864 territorial war neither of us had heard of. Ejaculates Erickson: "He'll say anything and do anything to get himself elected." Will the MSM force Obama to admit that, as president, he will do nothing to stop Duke Frederick III from annexing duchies?

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