Once upon a time.. there was a country that had a very well known leader..
These are some of the facts about this leader:
-He spent some time in jail due to political reasons.
-He wrote a book about racial issues.
-His party was declared illegal for some time.
-His country was poor until he industrialized it.
-He promoted the creation and manufacturing of the first national car.
-He promoted the development of science in his country.
-He created many large national projects, including highways and large buildings.
-He made sure that his country hosted a world-class sport event.
-Large and impressive stadiums were built for that purpose.
-He had to deal with a severe currency devaluation.
-He insisted that the problems of his country were due to a conspiracy by Jews, foreign powers and obscure elements.
-He criticized the major powers of the world.
-Most of the countries in the world criticized him, but some said he was right.
-He reduced political opposition to an insignificant level, and the press was controlled by him.
-His party ruled the country.
-He had a number two who called for reforms and caused the jealousy of other big shots in the party.
-His number two, who had been with him for around 17 years, was finally removed under accusations of homosexuality and treason.
...and the rest of the story is very well known...
Does this sound familiar? Who is he?
Hitler also used to say "The bigger the lie, the easier it is to believe"