I'm not sure what's more disgusting -- Pat Buchanan's Nazi sympathies or MSNBC's decision to provide a platform for this drivel. One of the more bizarre features of his argument is the way he turns Hitler's impatience and irrationality (why didn't he develop a 4-engine bomber? why did he launch the war before building a German surface fleet?) into evidence that he really was -- contrary to all available evidence -- not actually intent on invading Poland in 1939.
Eduardo M. Peñalver is the Allan R. Tessler Dean of the Cornell Law School. The views expressed in the piece are his own, and should not be attributed to Cornell University or Cornell Law School.