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Sarah Silverman dressed as Hitler to discuss Donald Trump for Conan O'Brien

Sarah Silverman appeared on Thursday’s episode of Conan to defend Adolf Hitler against recent comparisons to Donald Trump, all while dressed as Hitler himself.

“Don’t get me wrong Conan, I agree with a lot he says,” Silverman as Hitler told host Conan O’Brien about Trump. “A lot. Like 90 percent of what he says, I’m like, ‘This guy gets it.’” Silverman’s Hitler did, however, have an issue with she called Trump’s “crass” manner.

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On the Books: Hitler’s Mein Kampf to be reprinted in Germany for first time since World War II

Adolf Hitler’s autobiographical manifesto Mein Kampf will be available for purchase across Germany for the first time since World War II, when a ban on reprinting the book was put into place. The copyright has been held by the state of Bavaria since the ban, but it expires in December, according to the Washington Post. The reprint will be presented as a historical document, heavily annotated in its 2,000 pages, including mostly criticism and analysis. Many Holocaust survivors are angry about the reissue, arguing that it gives a fresh voice to a ruthless dictator.

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Osama bin Laden: Say goodnight to the bad guy. Also, the great movie the search for him could make

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It was the metaphor that hit everyone in the eye, the one that a handful of observers dared to come out and say. Yet to even think it made you feel a little crummy. It wasn’t just that the cataclysmic horror of 9/11 “looked like a movie.” It was that it looked like an over-the-top flying-metal-and-fireball action movie, the Die Hard/Jerry Bruckheimer kind, the kind that our whole culture has been addicted to since the 1980s.

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