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1.#Trump´s repeated attacks on the free media and the 1st Amendment or #FakeNews/Lying Press has a precedent, tracing back to the history of the German phrase #Lugenpresse, used by the #Nazi´s.

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews
2. At a campaign rally in October 2016, in #Ohio, the Atlantics Rosie Grey even caught two #Trump supporters on tape using the original German word:

#Lugenpresse

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews

3.The Term #Lugenpresse originates from 1914 by Reinhold Anton, and was used to refer to enemy propaganda during WW1

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews

washingtonpost.com/news/worldview…
4.30 Years later Dr. Joseph Goebells, Nazi Propaganda minister and Adolf Hitler appropriated it to weaken opposition, primarily accusing Jewish, communist, and later the foreign press of disseminating fake news.

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews

haaretz.com/why-did-adolf-…
5.#LugenPresse made a comeback in #Germany in 2014, when the anti-immigrant #PEGIDA movement accused the media of not telling the truth about crimes committed by refugees and immigrants, sound familiar?

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews
5. In January 2015, 25,000 protesters attended a #PEGIDA march in #Dresden, chanting #Lugenpresse, halt die Fresse" (shut up, lying press).

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews
6.#Lugenpresse" subsequently earned the notorious "Unwort des Jahres" (Non-Word of the Year) dishonor given out annually by a #German linguists' panel of experts

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews
7..Previous non-words of the year include 2011s "Doener-Morde" (Doener killings), referring to a string of neo-Nazi killings of people of #Turkish origin.

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews

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8.#Trump waged war on the press throughout his campaign, and has continued every day after inauguration.

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews

haaretz.com/misc/tags/dona…
9.#SteveBannon enhanced the rhetoric saying.The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its mouth shut and just listen for awhile, The media is the opposition party

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews

politico.com/story/2017/01/…
10.The dishonest media which has published one false story after another with no sources, even though they pretend they have them, they make them up in many cases.

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews

vox.com/2017/2/18/1465…
11.Priebus, on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, repeated this claim, calling media reports Total garbage. Unsourced stuff, " and suggesting that the media doesnt choose the right stories to cover.

#Trump #Hitler #Lugenpresse #FakeNews
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