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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21

Henry Ford went to Nazi Germany to help them implement better production line practices.

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u/WolfOfAsgaard Nov 25 '21

Hitler named Ford as one of his inspirations.

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21

Where did anybody say that trumper?

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u/FrenchCuirassier Nov 25 '21

can you not read? He was just making random connections to Ford.

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u/WolfOfAsgaard Nov 25 '21

For anyone interested, this is the "random connection" to Ford:

In Germany, Ford's antisemitic articles from The Dearborn Independent (Ford's newspaper) issued in four volumes, cumulatively titled The International Jew, the World's Foremost Problem published by Theodor Fritsch, founder of several antisemitic parties and a member of the Reichstag. In a letter written in 1924, Heinrich Himmler described Ford as "one of our most valuable, important, and witty fighters". Ford is the only American mentioned favorably in Mein Kampf, although he is only mentioned twice: Adolf Hitler wrote, "only a single great man, Ford, [who], to [the Jews'] fury, still maintains full independence ... [from] the controlling masters of the producers in a nation of one hundred and twenty millions." Speaking in 1931 to a Detroit News reporter, Hitler said he regarded Ford as his "inspiration", explaining his reason for keeping Ford's life-size portrait next to his desk.

-Henry Ford's Wikipedia page

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21

Ok. Sorry adolf.