Bob Laninfa: Obama comment brings flashbacks of Hitler newsreels

January 23, 2014 

During World War II, when the American people went to the movies, they listened to speeches that Hitler made on the screen that were being shown by Metrotone News. Everyone listened, but not all could understand a word he was saying. As a 5-year-old boy, I thought they were scary. Could it be he was saying something like this?

“We’re not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Germans the kind of help they need. I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone.

Those sound like words that a dictator might say. Thank God this is America, and our leaders go by the book, the Constitution.

BOB LANINFA

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