A lesson for us all

14 Mar

We've been discussing far-right extermism in my class the last week or so and I found this assesment from a Czech paper to be a perfect summary of the lesson:

Czech daily Mlada Fronta Dnes believes that while the former president's death is "frustrating", his life can teach us a lesson.

"It is a warning about how easy it is for a charismatic demagogue to use a favourable moment and turn an entire society into fanatics," it says, and "about how mistaken we are to assume that somebody will immediately rush to save the victims."

Link: BBC NEWS | World | Europe | European press review.

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