LONDON (Feb. 23)
A warning to the British public not to be misled by Nazi propaganda broadcasts against Jews was contained in a “Voice of the Nazi” broadcast by Prof. W.A. Sinclair.
Analyzing the methods of Nazi propaganda, Prof. Sinclair stressed that it was the Nazi policy to choose a scapegoat and to try to concentrate on it all discontent and dissatisfaction.
The scapegoat, Prof. Sinclair said, was changed to suit the Nazi convenience. Thus, once it was the Communists, then the Communist Jews, but since the Stalin Hitler pact it is the Jews alone, he stated.
“The one they are using now, for the time being at least,” Prof. Sinclair declared, “is ‘international finance’, or if they think they have an anti-Jewish audience, ‘Jewish international finance.’ This is a very convenient phrase for them. It is vague, nobody quite knows what it means and everyone can make it mean what he wants. This enables the Nazis to play upon a tendency very strong in human nature, the tendency to take the easy way of thinking that there is a simple cause for all different grievances and dissatisfactions which we all feel in one way or another.”