Merkel Uses History of Hitler Assassination Attempt to Appeal Against Rising Extremism

Although I am not a pacifist, I am also someone who is against the death penalty, so this is almost the only assassination attempt I just about totally approve of. How many lives might have been spared had Hitler been killed that day? That said, Angela Merkel's comments are timely and a reminder not just to Germans, but to the rest of us, just how important Democracy is and how fragile it can be. The last few years have reminded us that things are not as secure as we perhaps thought they were and we must always be vigilant


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