Someone comparing Hitler to the EU went down as well as you’d expect – 7 brutal takedowns

Alexander Pope said “A little learning is a dangerous thing.” and that is demonstrated daily on the internet, where people with the tiniest amount of learning possible make grand, completely ridiculous, statements. One perfect example of this is a claim by former athlete and current purveyor of right-wing nonsense, Jack Crosby.

With more histrionics than history at play, it was inevitable that there would be owns – many, many owns. As they were mostly in the same vein, we’ve picked a select few to represent the consensus.

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Guardian writer Jon Henley summed up the situation succinctly.