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Why has fascism failed in the United Kingdom?

16 May 2014

12:08 PM

16 May 2014

12:08 PM

Because, well, just look at them. These Young Spodes are not quite the Master Race are they? And this is the problem with extremism: it cannot avoid being ridiculous.

I know there is never room for complacency but it’s hard to feel threatened by these Pythonesque boobies.


Nor is the absurdity limited to the white right. The problem for Muslim extremists in Britain is they swank around the place in their kaftans claiming to be voice of the people (or “their” people) unaware that the people (including “their” people) neither recognise them nor want anything to do with them.

In time, thanks to the good sense and humour of the British people, they will fail too. The fire will be contained, then it will fizzle out. Because, in the end, the public – all sections of it – can recognise perfect perishers when they see them. Ridicule, you see, is poisonous and exposure kills extremism.

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  • Bill_der_Berg


    “The Betar Naval Academy was a Jewish naval training school established in Civitavecchia, Italy in 1934 by the Revisionist Zionist movement under the direction of Ze’ev Jabotinsky, with the agreement of Benito Mussolini.[1] The titular head of the Academy was the Italian maritime scientist Nicola Fusco but Betar leader Jeremiah Halpern ran the School and was its driving force. The Academy trained cadets from all over Europe, Palestine and South Africa and produced some of the future commanders of the Israeli Navy.[1]

    Although the Revisionists were keen to ensure that trainees avoided local Fascist politics the cadets did express public support for Benito Mussolini’s regime, as Halpern later detailed in his book History of Hebrew Seamanship.[1] Cadets marched alongside Italian soldiers in support of the Second Italo–Abyssinian War and collected metal scraps for the Italian weapons industry.[1] They “felt as if they were living the true Beitarist life in an atmosphere of herosim, militarism, and nationalistic pride.”[1]”

    The Academy closed in 1938.[2]ascism achieved some success in unexpected places.