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Reply #27: Don't we need a new version of Godwin's? [View All]

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Jakes Progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 07:25 AM
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27. Don't we need a new version of Godwin's?
Maybe just for DU. It would need a little tweaking.

The original says: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches."

Here it doesn't take a long discussion at all. At the drop of a single post that hints at questioning this administration's perfection the poster gets a neo-Godwin: being called a teabagger or being blamed for wanting paliln as president. It is not the eventual slur that Godwin discusses. It is a quick draw, first line of defense for the defenseless position.
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