>**_Oh, wait!! The US actually supported both of those guys, at one time or another._**
How many times have we heard this sort of argumentation? We’re presented with what are supposedly the only two “qualified” candidates and told that they somehow represent the values of people in the US.
# Early Twentieth Centuryhttp://cdn.meme.am/instances/400x/47121052.jpg
How has this misguided line of thinking served humanity in the past?
In the early 20th Century, the US had become an economic powerhouse. Ingenuity and grit gravitated to the country of opportunity. Borders were still open and huge swaths of land were just waiting for someone to come work them for sustenance and profit.
As Hitler rose in power, he had the full backing of the US. In fact, some claim that he was in many ways a product of the US, due to financial investments in Germany that ended up backing his efforts. Whether by political interest, misguided pursuit