Foreign News: Adolf .Where Are You?

Germans, wondering whatever has become of Adolf Hitler, were startled by an apparently pointless but planted paragraph in Hitler's Völkischer Beobachter. Headed The Man of Genius, it said:

"It happens in world history that at climactic moments a phenomenon familiar in everyday life repeats itself on a colossal scale—namely, the personality of a 'man of genius,' with its inhibitions, faults and weaknesses, separates itself from his creative achievements. Not always or forever does the genius completely fill the frame of his creation. Frequently it happens that the great work of a genius continues to...

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