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April 19, 2007
"Liquefied coal, gosh. Hitler during the Second World War I guess because he was concerned about losing his oil liquefied coal. That technology is still there."
Romney, ruminating on Hitler's scientific achievements unprompted, in a Q & A about energy policy. As the New York Sun's Ryan Sager said at the time, you wouldn't think that anyone running for president would have to be told, "Don't mention Hitler in a positive light."
Ana Marie Cox