Berlin (Oct. 6)
Deputy Strasser, the President of the Hitlerist Party in the Reichstag, reviewing the situation at a meeting which he addressed yesterday at Dresden, claimed that the fall of the Bruening Government meant the beginning of the Hitlerist regime. Our idea has been taken up by the German people, he said, because it corresponds with their own desires. We are the mouthpiece of the soul of Germany, and that is why we are coming into power now. We are not entering a concentration Cabinet on English lines. That is unthinkable, he went on. Between us and the Marxists lies the treason of November 9th., 1918. The Centre Party was a party to this Marxist treason. We stand for a union of all those who hold our views. We shall join together with all the opponents of the present regime, and we shall overthrow it. Bruening will fall, and we shall take his place.
The first thing that will happen after we have assumed power, Deputy Strasser continued, will be a general offensive against us on the part of Jewry all over the world, such as has never before been known. For a National Socialist Germany will proclaim the end of Jewish domination, and in this regard we are the forerunners of the rest of the world. We shall have a hard fight, but we believe in our mission, and we are convinced of our victory. The first task of our Government will be to act with brutal force. In our first proclamation we shall name all those who bear the guilt for Germany’s misfortunes. We shall name them all, and they will be dealt with as they deserve.