His primary rules were: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.Answer: If you guessed George W. Bush you are wrong. But you knew it wouldn't be that easy. This was written by the Office of Strategic Services in 1943. It is a psychological profile of ... Adolph Hitler.
It isn't so much that we can compare Bush to Hitler. It has been done for so many years that the comparison has lost its punch. What is still frightening is that you can not tell the difference between a psychological description of Hitler and a political description of Bush.