One in four Germans see positive aspects of Nazism.
According to a Stern magazine poll released Wednesday, at least a quarter of Germans would side with talk-show host Eva Hermann, who was fired recently after she lauded the Nazis’ support for traditional families.
The survey of more than 1,000 Germans was conducted for Stern by the Forsa Institute; the results were released Wednesday.
Seventy percent of Germans felt there was nothing good about the Nazis.
Those who found something positive pointed to such things as the building of highways and support for traditional family values.
Age influenced the answers, researchers found. Those older than 60 were more likely to see a positive side to Nazism, at 37 percent. The figure dropped to 15 percent for those aged 45 to 59 and about 20 percent of an even younger generation.