From Stanford Arts Review

Mike Godwin, an attorney and author in 1990, now a director of innovation policy and general counsel for The R Street Institute, has himself written on the Trump-Hitler comparisons, arguing, as he has since his initial proclamation, that the ultimate purpose of Godwin’s Law is not necessarily to end debate when Hitler is referenced, but rather to encourage critical investigation into the usage of such a reference, in order to avoid both obscuring the topic at hand and underestimating the full historical significance of the Nazi regime.

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