Detroit (Oct. 27)
“Let the Nazis talk, and they will talk themselves into the neck of a noose.”
This is the view expressed here by William Hard, noted correspondent and lecturer, in an interview with the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Mr. Hard disapproved of the cancellation of the Nazi meeting in New York on the ground that the Nazis will harm themselves more by talking than when they are suppressed.
Commenting on the anti-Semitic program of the Hitlerites, Mr. Hard expressed the view that the more the Nazis talk the closer they get to defeat and ridicule because of their claims for special privileges for the Nordics, a theory which, he said, has long ago been exploded.
When asked how he would counteract the propaganda that is being spread by anti-Semites that the present Roosevelt government is controlled by Jewsâ€”his attention being called especially to a letter in the Detroit News in which the Roosevelt scheme for the recognition of Russia is stated to be due to the influence of Baruch, Morgenthau, the Loebs and othersâ€”Mr. Hard advised the compiling of a list of the sponsors of the Russian-recognition movement. He pointed out that all the leaders in this movement, including himself, and the movement’s original sponsor, Col. Raymond Robbins, are non-Jews, and this he said is the best argument against those who attack the Roosevelt government as pro-Jewish.