Graham Reid | | <1 min read
Because the name "Hitler" became such a signifier for all that was evil and his name a shorthand for the inhuman and demonic, it was inevitable that any portrayal of him as a mere man (albeit a very bad one!) was bound to offend many.
Better to think of him as an aberration than a possibility.
In this song by Rosalie Allen -- "The Prairie Star" who popularised the yodelling cowgirl image and was a member of Tex Grande and His Range Riders -- Hitler becomes a different kind of shorthand, for the uncaring soul or those might forget what the world -- and specifically soldiers -- had just been through.
For an earlier take on Hitler check out the Reverend JM Gates here.
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